Not-so-secret Squirrel

This morning, as I came into the kitchen to get my breakfast, I spotted a squirrel on the fence, starting its morning cleaning ritual. It yawned very widely, would have been a brilliant shot but I didn’t have the camera to hand…..decided it might be around for a few minutes and hastily went in search of camera. Got a few snatched shots of him/her through the window, and wrote a quick haiku…….

eyes and ears alert
squirrel makes rapid toilette
summer raindrops fall


  1. so very cool…loved both..the pics and your haiku..haven’t seen one so close yet…really cool

  2. Aww..very cute. I love squirrels. I know they can be a pest but then, so are we humans. 🙂

  3. ha squirrels are so cool…i love to watch them play….and nice haiku as well….will have to see if i can spot one in the morning…we had a coon last night get on the porch…

  4. Gorgeous ceature! And I like the word picture, too. 🙂

  5. snakypoet

    Gorgeous creature! And I like the word picture too. 🙂

    (I don’t know if I have already commented and it’s waiting in limbo somewhere, to pop up in multiple manifestations. This is about the 5th attempt. I gave up last night and am trying again this morning. People complain about Blogger, but I often find WordPress difficult and frustrating. Give me a capcha any day, over this interminable back and forthing and disappearing.)

    • Thanks! Your comment appeared in 2 manifestations, and I know what you mean regarding commenting on both Blogger and WordPress. If I am already logged into my WordPress account, it seems to pick up my avatar, but most of the time I enter my name and URL as profile and I can comment OK!

  6. Fascinating Sue! Such candid camera gems are difficult to come by and you did it! Great haiku, Ma’am!


    • Thanks! The images could be sharper, I didn’t use optimal shutter speed as I just grabbed the camera without engaging brain…..

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