Friday, March 06, 2015

Heidi's MarCH CHallenge

Flickr Creative Commons photo by L Church

What to do if You Are a Retriever

Freeze until the command is given.
Explode from the down-stay.
Tear across the lawn at lightning speed.
Catch the frisbee, mid-air.
Hustle back, tail high, ready for more.

©Mary Lee Hahn, 2015

I am participating in Heidi's MarCH CHallenge at My Juicy Little Universe. Here are my poems for the rest of this week's words:





Robyn Campbell has the Poetry Friday roundup this week.


  1. Holy cow! You are writing poems for 61 days in a row!!!!! You are amazing! My girl is black, but you capture her perfectly!

    1. No, no, no! I haven't been going strong since January! I fell off the wagon about mid-month, and February was a very dry spell. I have now written poems for a whopping FIVE days in a row!

  2. Ruff ruff (bark of approval). Nicely done. Also love how the photo was taken by someone whose last name ends with CH.

  3. This is so delightful! Love how much action and motion you have packed into this powerful acrostic.

  4. This is so great! I just love when an acrostic is brilliant, and this one is!

  5. That's adorable. Woof.

  6. Howling good, Mary Lee! That last line is excellent advice for some of us human-types as well. :)

  7. My retreiver mix is nodding in agreement with every line of Fetch.

  8. Love that "Explode from the down-stay"! You must know dogs. (And the photographer's name begins with "Ch" too!)

  9. Anonymous10:01 PM

    Your wonderful poem makes me want to borrow my sister's dog and go throw a frisbee for her. (My 10-year old beagle would just watch the frisbee sail by!)

  10. WOOT I mean WOOF, Mary Lee! Thank you so much for sticking with me all week--you're going strong and I'm glad the words are working for you! This one and your windy punch poem are my favorites.

    Meet you on Monday for preaCH?

  11. This poem is a peaCH! It is not a reaCH to say your poetry and pooCH both pack a punCH. =)


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