The Ragtag Daily Prompt this morning is KOOKY. Well, here’s a kooky poem I wrote for the sheer fun of it — with a nod to Ogden Nash’s The Spangled Pandemonium, one of my favorite children’s poems.
A creature glided through the dark, he thought it quite the prank, to break out from the zoo and hide beside the riverbank. But patches of its fur showed up right through the foliage green. As I passed by those colors roused my curiosity. I peered, and spied this creature, odd-brindled blue and white with dabs of green and violet. It gave me such delight! I couldn't recognize the thing; my Google didn't help. I tried to get a closer look but it gave a fearful yelp! Some keepers of the zoo ran up and said, "Say, have you seen our multi-mottled commingal with fur white, blue and green? I pointed to those bushes that bulged suspiciously and they set out to capture their colorful escapee.