Friday, 13 July 2012

A Carnivorous Sponge

Image: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, INDEX-SATAL 2010
Oh! The pretty, pretty flowers of the deep, deep sea
Alive in the depths incongruously
I wonder what scents would you have for me?
Do your colours blaze bright with vibrancy?

Alas! Alas! It's not to be!
This brute eats meat like the Ping Pong Tree!
It digests shrimp with heartless glee
There's no honey in the deep, deep sea

4 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

oh, you are so clever today! love that 'starburst' fireworks. :)

Comment1 said...

Hahah! Thank you! It looks like a flower, fireworks and a really battered bicycle wheel.

Crunchy said...

Now do a haiku about the poison dart frog. ;)

Comment1 said...

Oh dear! Maybe someday perhaps possibly if I feel like it and I can.

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