Sheep

This week you’ll find me writing
(continuing with a leap)
about an animal each day
and today concerns a sheep
We think of them as stupid
but I’m not having that at all
For I know they have intelligence
like this one on a wall

She’d jumped up there on purpose
to get across the other side
Where the grass was that much greener
and no gate she had espied
And that takes a bit of know-how
nay, intelligence, I’d say
Despite her haughty look
and her nonchalance, blasé

©Jemverse

Photo – Jempics

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. kim blades, writer
    Mar 07, 2017 @ 07:35:44

    Lovely poem. I think all animals out do humans when it comes to fundamental intelligence.

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  2. Barbs only
    Mar 07, 2017 @ 14:34:54

    Lovely wit Jem🐑, bar..bar..a!

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  3. Barbs only
    Mar 07, 2017 @ 14:36:37

    Incidentally hand reared sheep recognise the voice of the one who weaned them!

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