The whale and the rooster
disagree about most things.
“West,” she said.
“No, no. Definitely north-east,” he replied.
“Slow and steady wins this race,” she said.
“Quick-- to take the advantage,” said he.
“Watch and wait.”
“Move now, then assess.”
“T’will be a hard long cold winter,” she predicts.
“Spring will be early and wet,” he maintains.
They disagree about most things,
Stuck on their respective peaks--
Rooster on barn
Whale on garage
But what they share is timeless,