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Light Farm Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This collection of light verse, written by Iowa native Beth LaBuff, will delight anyone who has lived on, visited, or even seen a picture of a farm. You'll laugh as you read about a corn crib that was repurposed by fowl society in "Barred Plymouth Rock Band," and learn what made a catfish sweat in "Catfish on a Hot Tin Roof." Perfect for family reading, each poem gives a nod to a Bible phrase.
Antler Tales and Foreign Trails
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Travel to Africa's savanna for "Big Game's Big Game" where positions the rhino played were "nose-guard" and "tight-end." Enjoy a humorous nod to those who use antlers in their decorating in "Forgive Her Trespasses" and "Swapping Rooms." In "The Society for the Preservation of the Billabong," discover what Australian animals stash in their pockets. Each poem gives a nod to a Bible phrase or event.
Turtle Stew
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
On the seashore, a turtle lived with two small companions, a clam and a hermit crab. Though her shell fit a bit loose, it only concerned her when ocean breezes blew. For her birthday celebration she received a grain of sand and a harmonica. She tucked both items in her shell. Later that evening a harsh and jarring wheeze issued from her shell. The turtle was convinced her shell was haunted!
Peking Duck
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In an undisclosed location somewhere in China’s wall, a most peculiar baker labored dawn to post-nightfall. This surreptitious baker used fortune and good luck to craft world-famous dishes; his name was Peking Duck.
Barred Plymouth Rock Band
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Abutting an abandoned barn, a crib devoid of corn, with weathervane and cupola, the rooftop, sagged and worn. The corncrib was repurposed by fowl society, a chicken troupe—Barred Plymouth Rocks, the white variety.
Catfish on a Hot Tin Roof (ballad of a bottom-feeder)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Through the middle of a cornfield with its ripe and golden grain, ‘round a waist-high prairie meadow wound a pot-hole riddled lane. It was there a shallow puddle where a sign read, “Zoned – No wake,” (named with hopeful aspirations)was the pond called Mammoth Lake.
Galactic Light Verse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In "Battle-Starfish Galactic," Houston had a problem. When a lunar war escalated over starfish fishing rights in the Sea of Tranquility, an emissary was procured from Neptune. "Neither Asteroids, Nor Shooting stars," finds unrequited love due to a bungled routing code on a letter proposing marriage. The ecru-skinned dazzling beauty, Astra-Zee received a letter intended for someone else.