Todays Quote on Wild Strawberries

“Are wild strawberries really wild? Will they scratch an adult, will they snap at a child? Should you pet them, or let them run free where they roam? Could they ever relax in a steam-heated home? Can they be trained to not growl at the guests? Will a litterbox work or would they make a mess? Can we make them a Cowberry, herding the cows, or maybe a Muleberry pulling the plows, or maybe a Huntberry chasing the grouse, or maybe a Watchberry guarding the house, and though they may curl up at your feet oh so sweetly can you ever feel that you trust them completely? Or should we make a pet out of something less scary, like the Domestic Prune or the Imported Cherry, Anyhow, you’ve been warned and I will not be blamed if your Wild Strawberries cannot be tamed.”
Shel Silverstein (Where the Sidewalk Ends)
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4 Responses to Todays Quote on Wild Strawberries

  1. Ah, this makes me want to pull out my old Shel Silverstein book. This was a wonderful read 🙂

  2. I have wild strawberries all over my yard but they are tiny little things. I can practically smell the food when I come over here. Everything looks so wonderful and inviting. Have a great week.

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