I’m a Bear, Barely There

I’m a Bear Barely There
If you were an animal which would you be?
Would you be big as a horse or small as a flea?
Would you bark like a dog, meow like a cat?
Would you be skinny or very very fat?
Would you slither and hiss much like a snake,
Or swim like a fish across a great lake?
Would you hop like a bunny or fly like a dove?
Would you be grumpy or growl with love?
In the summer I’d be a bird with a flare
But in the winter I’d be a big old bear
Cause then I could grow fat and furry
Sleep all winter and never scurry
Til spring beckoned with a flowery day
I’d shed all that fat then run and play.

If you were an animal – which would you be?

(Hmmm perhaps my three year old daily contact is influencing my style?)  As the days grow cooler I find myself wanting to hibernate.

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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. ElizOF
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 08:36:16

    This is so sweet… I love the honesty and sweetness of it… I don’t want to be any animal… but hey, you never know. :-)
    I’m finally catching up on everyone’s blog. Thank you for your patience! :-)


  2. georgettesullins
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 08:29:28

    I love this. I hope you shared it with your little friend.
    I would be a monarch butterfly,
    resting on the milkweed briefly to say hi and bye,
    starting my flight in Canada
    to the land of Zapata and the piñata.


    • Bridgesburning Chris King
      Sep 16, 2011 @ 10:10:31

      Monarch Butterflies are the best of all. The first year I lived in south Texas I thought there was a snow storm coming down the road and instead it was thousands of butterflies! Until then I never k ew these fragile appearing creatures were actually so hearty!


  3. Judith
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 06:29:16

    I would be a little Tibetan Spaniel, secure int he love of a doting owner, warm and fed and well cared for! :)


  4. misswhiplash/Patrecia
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 05:50:45

    I would like to be a dog..but only if I was one of my dogs. Then I would be fed, watered, and treated kindly. I would be loved, tickled and have someone to play with. I could lie around the house in comfort all day and at night I would get my bowl of milk and a biscuit before I retired for the night in a lovely comfortable warm bed….. No worries, no cares, no problems what more could a dog want?


  5. Chatter Master
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 05:19:13

    I love your influence! I felt very happy and young reading this. I would be….I would be a wild Connemara Pony. Roaming Ireland of course! :)


  6. TheIdiotSpeaketh
    Sep 15, 2011 @ 21:46:59

    Very well done! I would have to be an animal that was a combination of lazy, always hungry, absent-minded, and overly idiotic……. Maybe a fat penguin……. yeah…that’s the ticket….a lazy fat penguin is what I would be… :)


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