While I’m Walking

A bullfrog croaks
magpies warble
currawongs call
cockatoos screech
rabbits scamper on silent feet
wattle birds cry

The creek burbles
a dove coos
kookaburras laugh
a rooster crows
a wallaby bounds ahead
cicadas buzz

and here
the rain –
thank goodness
I’m home

Corinne Fenton


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  1. Marjory Gardner Lovely Corinne!
    September 13, 2012 at 6:46 pm · Reply
  2. Kaye Baillie Enjoyed this poem, Corinne and what a cute ending.
    September 18, 2012 at 11:27 am · Reply

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