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Magpie Tales #39

Picture courtesy of Willow at Magpie Tales.

Cock-a-doodle-doo!

In the morning and in the evening

He sings his song at the top of his lungs.

It sounds throughout the barnyard

waking the sleeping occupants.

Cock-a-doodle-doo!

He’s strutting his stuff for the ladies

hoping to gain special favors.

Sharing his food and dancing wildly.

Cock-a-doodle-doo!

The farmer and his wife yelling

for him to stop such a racket,

but all to no avail.

Now his morning call has led to Sunday dinner.

Cock-a-noodle-noo…

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Thanks to Willow of Magpie Tales for providing this picture prompt.  Be sure to visit Magpie Tales for more poems and stories inspired by the picture.

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23 thoughts on “Magpie Tales #39

  1. Ahhh, I get Magpie Tales now, having j come from Brian Miller’s post! You all write one one thing , but it comes out so differently. Duh, Jannie. Doesn’t take me long to catch on, does it? 🙂

    Rooster stew, I could go for that!

    xoxo

    • The rooster in my poem didn’t make it, but the three in my barnyard will never go into the pot! I was very happy to read your survivor poem! Thanks for stopping.

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