amazing collection of pomes at this site
I saw an owl up in a tree,
I looked at him, he looked at me;
I couldn't tell you of his size,
For all I saw were two big eyes;
As soon as I could, I made a dash
Straight home I ran, quick as a flash!
Wise Old Owl
I like this one, it is less rhyme and little kid-ish. It has wonderful vocabulary like glimmered, shimmered, sage, sow, enact.