The End

Twenty-Nine lifeforms described to the ether – Are they gone already, or are they still there? Out in the wild, the ocean, the ice Suffering due to humanity’s vice. Why should humanity wonder On ways to prevent non-humanity to suffer? To sit in deep warmth snug in a house Why care about the Alabama Beach […]

Brazilian GuitarFish

Out to fish Many fish Overfish Guitar Fish You cannot play it. But what fun to say it. It looks like a skate. Also similar in weight. Say! This fish is not doing so great! The females get catched Before eggs lay or hatch. None are sad And none are glad But all are doing […]

Woody

Woodpeckers with ivory bills Tapped trees in the southerly hills But a sighting is rare We aren’t sure it’s there – It would give avid birders a chill! It projects a long tongue from its mouth And eats too many insects to count As it drills into the trees Making holes with great ease A […]

Attenborough’s Pitcher Plant

Sir Attenborough’s Pitcher Plant a quaint picture indeed. This Mount Victoria pitcher patch is where these pitchers feed. A pitcher plant’s a pitcher filled with a liquid condition For animals to drown inside and provide the plant nutrition. Sir Attenborough’s Pitcher Plant’s pitcher serves dual function By housing insect larva in a layer of liquid […]

Easter Sunday

Easter Eggs If you travel Fringed Hill in New Zealand fair Take care for fragile eggs grow there. They are not laid, or set or placed. They grew from mycological lace. It runs ‘neath the ground, in threads microscopic Until its fruiting body becomes periscopic Popping out of the ground brown and round till it […]