I started doing a fun series of birds in December. I plan to post one per day for the “Twelve Days of Christmas” with a short poem from Tom for each. Hope you enjoy!
So many berries
So little daylight these days
Image (c) 2020 Hilary Farmer
Poem (c) 2020 TJ Radcliffe
Holiday greetings! May the peace and joy of the season be yours!
Here is Tom’s adorable poem!
The Cardinal and the Chickadee
were sitting on a branch.
Said the Chickadee to Cardinal,
“It makes me want to blanch
to think that I’ve forgotten
that thing I can’t remember.”
“Do you know,” the Cardinal said
“It’s almost gone December?”
“I know! I know!” said Chickadee,
“Yet still I have forgot
a thing to do with joyous times
and presents that we’ve bought!”
“Perhaps a visit from a bird
all dressed in Santa-red
might jog your brain, you poor old thing,”
was all the Cardinal said.
“Of course! That’s it!” said Chickadee,
then sang a happy song.
“It’s Christmas, yes, it’s Christmastime!
I knew it all along!”
image (c) 2017 Hilary Farmer
poem (c) 2017 TJ Radcliffe
As close to sending Christmas cards as I’m getting this year! Happy holidays everyone!!
image (cc) 2009 Hilary Farmer