Long before Papa Bear was known by that name,
he was a small boy called Johnny Mac, living on a farm in Missouri.
Gathering the cackleberries was one of his assigned chores.
I asked him if he every fell while carrying the full basket.
"No" he responded, "I would have gotten my butt busted if they broke!"
This was written for In Other Words
where Patricia has given us a new assignment this week:
Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less using the word cackleberries.
(Cackleberries is a noun, 1950’s slang; hen’s eggs used for food)
Write your own story or poem about cackleberries and share it with us!