To the Chipmunk Inside My Pest Proof Gooseberry Patch by Deborah Rasmussen
There you are again.
Every trick I contrive to foil you
You pluck a berry, watch me
as I watch you revel in your treasure.
not so much the treasure
as the trickery. You laugh
because you know I won’t give up.
Listen, little rival,
I laugh, too, because I know
you won’t give up either.