Just when we get our first review at Cobwebs of the Mind (check it HERE) and we’re labeled “a serious, no nonsense blog,” I pull out a bit o’ nonsense from the WU hat. But it’s a holiday, so I insist that I’m entitled to my fun.
Thought I’d share a story I wrote eons ago when I was dabbling in children’s picture book concepts. This was my first attempt at a rhyming story, and I’ll tell you that I dreamed in rhyme for weeks while writing it! It has a holiday slant and, since I know it’ll never be truly published for a variety of reasons, I thought “what the heck! I’ll post it!” (Lucky you. Ahem.) I apologize in advance for the length and sing-songiness, but I hope you get a kick out of it anyway.
Happy Halloween, everyone!
FIELDS OF DAPPER GREEN
by Therese Walsh
“I’m tired of that puss!” he spat.
“I’m feeling so run down.
I really need to drive that cat
A-packing out of town.”
Queenie was that kitty’s name,
The mouse was Little Stu.
He’d had it with her chasing game
And all her pouncing too. [Read more…]