The Squirrel, Ever Vigiliant, Always Working: Poem
This is another case where it would behoove hubpages to allow center formatting. This poem is heavily reliant on format (which maybe means it's not that strong of a poem, but, that is a subjective claim, i suppose). I've posted it to my personal blog, so you can view the way I formatted it. You can view both versions and decide what you like better!
who desire his flesh
across he runs
ever vigilant of hawks
across he Scurries
for nuts, fruits the grand prize:
a discarded apple core
a half-eaten sandwich
he fills his cheeks
across to his home
in the tree tops
secure and panting
for like the hawk
all rights reserved. Copyright Justin W. Price February 22, 2012
My poetry collection
Thanks for Reading.
A FREELANCE WRITER, HONORS STUDENT AND GOVER PRIZE FINALIST, JUSTIN W. PRICE (AKA, PDXKARAOKEGUY) CONSIDERS HIMSELF A POET FIRST AND FOREMOST BUT IS ALSO A SHORT STORY, BIOGRAPHER AND HUMOR WRITER. HIS POETRY COLLECTION,DIGGING TO CHINA, WAS FEBRUARY 2ND, 2013 BY SWEATSHOPPE PUBLICATIONS AND IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE ON AMAZON, BARNES AND NOBLE AND THROUGH YOUR LOCAL BOOKSELLER.
HIS WORK WILL ALSO BE FEATURED IN BEST NEW FICTION (2014 EDITION), AND HAS APPEARED PREVIOUSLY IN THE RUSTY NAIL, EFICTION, BURNINGWORD, THE CRISIS CHRONICLES, THE HELLROARING REVIEW, SEE SPOT RUN AND THE BELLWETHER REVIEW. HE CURRENTLY SERVES AS MANAGING EDITOR OF EPOETRY MAGAZINE ANDTHE BRIDGE ONLINE NEWSPAPER.
HE WORKS AS A FREELANCE WRITER, EDITOR, AND GHOST WRITER, AND IS WORKING TOWARDS HIS PH.D. HE LIVES IN A SUBURB OF PORTLAND, OREGON WITH HIS WIFE, ANDREA, THEIR LABRADOODLE, BELLA, SCHNOODLE, SAUVEE AND BLACK MOOR GOLDFISH, HOWARD WOLOWITZ.
PLEASE VISIT HIS PROFILE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION. THANKS!
- The Squirrel Spat
This hub is about a random morning for Sunshine as she pondered what hub to create for the day :)