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 […]

Bacter-Bactri-Bactra-Two-Humped Camel

If you ever see a silhouette on the Gobi vista, It may be the envy of every fashionista – With eyelash thick and lush with nary a mascara, To keep the sun and sand away from its sclera. The Bactrian is a champion of mammalian survival, In the rocky desert, defeating every trial. A needle, […]

Here There Be Dragons

Egg laid upon leafHatch into verdant shoreside.Swim toward future.Nymph within waterCascading jaws intake preyMosquitoes beward.Dragonfly on the postMolted wings dried by suns’ warmth –Soar across water.Wings dry from sunshineDragonfly of last moltingSoar across water.Halfway to our goal, I felt time for Haiku was ripe. Haiku are easy, but hard. Great ones escape me, but they […]

Pangolin Sandwich

Some choose to dine in a life of fine living and exotic meat – Is the life of Pangolins worth only a tasty treat? Let us document with vigor, in rigorous alliance To determine the flavor of one through double-blinded science! Our goal is narrow, simple, clear – are pangolins delicious? Accompanied with wine or […]

Bumble

What power in flights of the bumblebee Hovering abuzz among sweet flowers I admit one so small does humble me. Blossom to bloom, wings flap and rumble free Climbing petals to apex of bower What power in flights of the bumble bee. Swiping pollen to stamen in umbel sea Sipping nectar, flitting hour to hour […]

Introvert Orangutan

He’s the “man of the forest,” alone in the trees With a bearded visage and short reaching knees. An arboreal lifestyle, shy, what a pity. Oh long-armed friend, won’t you come to the city? You say forest only, I’m not convinced on that thought. You’re too anti-social, I think it best you ought To give […]