The Rat Pack

The rat woke up with a feeling That all was not right with the world An unease sensed deep in his body An aversion that slowly uncurled A displacement from his surroundings Hints of deja-vu in reverse A knowing that staying this path Would lead to something worse He tried to explain his sensations To … Continue reading The Rat Pack

Toad’s Journey

Bear crawling Belly slithering Low and slow close to the ground Shower soaking Sunshine storing Pulling in the strength around For the journey to the pond where he spawned some years ago Life cycle on repeat Instinct leads the urge to sow The path is fraught with perils The journey long and hard He cannot … Continue reading Toad’s Journey

The Ladybird

The ladybird emerged from her pupa She’d awaited this day for so long The day she would finally take her place In the family to which she belonged Four stages of transformation Had paved the way for this day Egg into larva larva to pupa Now her spots were on their way She came from … Continue reading The Ladybird