Detail from a mural, Prescott Public Library, Prescott, Arizona

Coyote couldn’t care less
About the crimson blooms,
Because he’s stalking field mice
Cowering in their rooms.
If he should see a flower,
Coyote passes by;
His single-minded passion
Is making mince-mice pie!

Poem and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on May 23, 2017, in Arizona, light verse, Macro Monday 2, Midweek Motif, Poets United, Prescott, Rhyming poetry, Ruby Tuesday Too and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. How wonderful this one is 🙂

  2. What a beautiful mural ~ love the coyote ~ thanks,

    Happy Week to you ~ ^_^

  3. This made me smile. I love coyote’s bright face. Love the painting.

  4. Luv the coyote, his passion and focus. Leave the crimson flowers to the poet’s hunger

    Much love…

  5. HA! Minced mice pie. Clever. I loved your poem!

  6. Coyote is focused. Glad I can focus on the flowers. Cute poem.

  7. smiles

  8. Coyote knows exactly what he wants and needs. He leaves the flowers for us poets. We should be grateful,


  9. Mind you I have seen wild animals sniffing blooming flowers so I do credit them with some appreciation of beauty.

  10. Rosemary Nissen-Wade

    Ha, I believe you!

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