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Another Good Deed – this time in poetic form:-)

snailimage credit: http://www.wildlifeonline.me.uk

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One more step

and there would’ve been a

CRUNCH

but I saw it

so I stopped

and took a closer look

it did too

stretching its eyes out

on magic extendable tentacles

I was holding my breath

this is bike trail

snail

you’ve gotta move!

It was only a little

over half way, so

delicately

I took its shell

between my fingers

and lifted it

noticing that it didn’t

retract completely

perhaps it trusted me

I left it on the grass

and walked on by –

I saw a couple of slugs too,

and walked on by…

 

 

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