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Predation & Evolution

I poem I originally shared July 15, 2014:

wild cat catching a fish

All was alright in the world, as I was moving toward the light
Looking for some food so I’d sleep well through the night
And awaken another day
My mouth becomes open
!!! Woah I am awoken !
I spread my wings and make like a cross
Then my world is tossed – tension to release; anticipation to closure; potential to kinetic
It is written
Now I make like the moss (gratitude to the roots, foundations of the Kingdom)
Growing slowly through the churning fires of Time
Now at the turning of the rhyme, I ask:
Have I eaten or been eaten?

Fiddle Gnome Homes and a Trio of Turtles

Images from the forest
Natural wisdom of the forest

The Grasshopper, The Ant…The Squirrel

So much going on in the world, and so much work to do. Thinking on Aesop’s fable of the grasshopper and the ants, I wonder where squirrels fall on that spectrum, and I wonder about the fact that ants are quite communal compared to the fable’s hedonistic grasshopper.

Squirrels, arch nemesis and greatest ally in the work toward satisfying basic needs in mutual benefit. Just kidding, we are probably our own worst enemy ๐Ÿ™‚

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