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Kate Williams Poetry

If you were a Giraffe

If you were a giraffe,
with a drain-long, crane-strong, swing-along neck,
would you just eat leaves?
I wouldn’t.
I’d be a spy.

I’d peep over fences ten feet high,
and snoop through windows up in the sky,
and peer into aeroplanes cruising by,
spying all day with my aerial eye

to catch all the crooks and thieves.

Well, I’d do something anyway.

I wouldn’t just eat leaves.

Published in: Better Than Starbucks Magazine – print & online.

Fishes

Fishes
Tiny, shiny
Flashing, dashing, diving
Glimpses of ocean mystery
Teasers

Published in: An Animal Poem for Every Day of the Year, publisher: Nosy Crow

Butterfly

On wings flake-fragile,
petal-frail, you somehow sail,
mile after long mile.

Published in: An Animal Poem for Every Day of the Year, publisher: Nosy Crow

The Owl

As I freed a moth from my window,
I heard a screech…

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