Life in a Vermont Shack

Summer is
My favorite season
Listen up
To hear the reason

I go to Vermont 
Where I have this shack
Fancy amenities
It sure does lack

This shack of mine
Is on a lake
A setting like that
Ain’t hard to take

On the porch
I sit and sit
Do I get bored?
No, not one bit

The waterfowl
Make me happy
Sometimes I get
Downright sappy

The dock is small
But I like it a lot
In the whole wide world
It’s my favorite spot

Two weeks from now
I’ll pack the car
A very long trip
I’ll travel far

But boy it’s worth
The effort it takes
To get to Vermont
And be at the lake

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Goldilock’s Choice

Cottage, shack, or mansion
The choice is hard to make
But given my own druthers
A cottage I would take

Mansions big and roomy
With closet space galore
But me? I’d often wonder
What is all this stuff for?

A shack, the size is perfect
But the furniture’s a mess
Where the junk did come from
Is anybody’s guess

As Goldilocks would say
A cottage is just right
Sunny and cheery by day
And cozy and comfy at night

The furnishings not too shabby
But also nothing chic
Clean, and tidy, uncluttered
The kind of place I seek

A veggie garden and flowers
In pinks, and yellows, and blues
A rocking chair on the porch
Overlooking the lovely views

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