Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen

Wednesday, April 20, 2011


The dog sussed you out
Though red eyes glow with anger
Cara carapace!

submitted for Tuesday Thankfulness at Tingtasy


Unknown said...

I'm a tortoise fan, too.
Once or twice a year a wild desert tortoise meanders through my garden. I consider it a blessing.

Anonymous said...

a turtle! turtles is the only rocks you can throw in the water, that will swim away. well, a man's head is like that too...if his tongue keep flappin he swim a little ways, but not if ya step on his dome good enough.

Fireblossom said...

Who let Coal out?!? ;-)

That turtle does look a tad miffed.

The Book of Shadows (The Dark Side) said...

A lovely haiku... Very well-written... :)

Rachel Hoyt said...

Another turtle poem!!! Awesome. :) Love the final line.

Brian Miller said...

ha. nice. we get lots of turtles out around here...esp after a rain