McMillan Marsh

The Woodpecker

on dining detail

no one works harder

swoops in

taps out termites

grabs a grub

a fly-by piercing

leaves behind

a newly-riddled wall

           Deb Johnston

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I am a former educator, writing in central Wisconsin. When not writing or encouraging students to write, I enjoy lighthouses on the Great Lakes, family campouts, and walking our dog. I am a member of SCBWI. I have a masters degree in education and have been published in The Mailbox MagazineThe Education Center®, The Mailbox®,The Idea Magazine for Teachers®.

One thought on “McMillan Marsh

  1. I love, love this! My favorite thing when we lived in the woods was to watch these characters dig for dinner. Dead, rotting trees took on a whole new meaning for me.


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