Standard Posted by Brenda Davis Harsham Posted on October 17, 2014 Posted under Poetry Comments 20 Comments Autumn Ouch! Brrr, when the wind blows, Burrs in the dog’s paws, Burrs on the backside. Little stingers clinging, Beware of sitting After a woodland tromp. Copyright 2014 Brenda Davis Harsham Ways to Share this:EmailPrintTwitterPinterestFacebookMoreTumblrPocketLinkedInRedditLike this:Like Loading... Related burrnaturepoemPoetrywoods Post navigation ← Tree Bling Gossamer Milkweed Etheree → 20 thoughts on “Autumn Ouch!” I love them though, they are so primitive looking. LikeLike Reply Yes, they have a thorny beauty. 🙂 LikeLike Reply Definitely looking before I sit down. No burrs in this bum either. 🙂 LikeLike Reply LOL Keep an eye on kids lurking behind you, with handfuls of burrs, like posies. LOL LikeLike Reply So true:) LikeLike Reply The little stinkers! LikeLike Reply Fabulous imagery. AnElephant chortles cheerfully. No burrs on his bum! LikeLike Reply Only beach bums! 🙂 LikeLike Reply Haha, thanks for the warning!! 😀 I’m sure I have sat on one of these many years ago – very much an ouch! And they love getting caught up in dogs and cats! 😉 LikeLike Reply My kids were going around a school picnic attaching them to people backsides. We found that even after you pull them off, they leave tiny spurs behind you can’t even see! LikeLike Reply ouch, this reminds me of a ‘burr incident’ i had when i was a child. maybe i’ll post about it ) LikeLike Reply Maybe you should. LOL I have to come and look soon. Too tired tonight though. We celebrated my son achieving his teenage tonight. Woo-hoo! LikeLike Reply I know the frustration of removing these things from my clothes and shoelaces. >.< I have nominated you for the Sunshine Award. http://bloodlaceandfaeries.wordpress.com/2014/10/16/sunshine-award/ LikeLike Reply Thanks! I’ll come by soon and check it out. 🙂 LikeLike Reply Perfect! I forgot just how prickly they are ~ LikeLike Reply They leave tiny hair-like spurs behind, even when removed. It’s maddening! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply 😉 cute!! LikeLike Reply Thanks! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Very good and funny! I used to live in New Mexico and they have goat-heads, owww! LikeLike Reply These stick even after you pull them off. They leave tiny spurs behind! Ouch! LikeLike Reply Comments welcome! Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.