Yesterday I had two encounters with water wildlife:


Turtle crosses road

drawn to marsh on other side,

bold explorer

unaware of meteors

hurdling on collision path.


Grey statue

comes into focus—

young heron!

rare roadside sight 

wings mutual surprise.



In response to Carpe Diem #1226 Swamp

©2017 Ontheland

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