OH, possum?

people shreek at me 

and say i am a giant rat –

not that here is anything wrong with that –

but i am an opossum –

or so you have called me –

oh! possom

i have my own secret name,

white dog –

fierce and proud.

i bet You have one too.

(oh and thank you for not hitting me with your car.)

About eteal

Reverend Teal is a minister, chaplain, artist and storyteller. She specializes in the human-animal bond and all its healing aspects.
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