Tiny creatures are wondrous and plentiful
‘Some’ give persons the ‘creeps.’
Is that where the expression
creepy crawlers comes from?
There are those who would blot them out
given the chance
—certainly not thinking
of their use, purpose or splendor.
On a summer’s night,
go out into the woods…
Give yourself time to pause
Listen to the
hid-den orchestra, the joyous choir
rubbing wings creating sounds
that cannot be duplicated.
There are no written sheets of music
they cling to
—they sing, they play what is
from them simply because
it IS from within them.
Simple, eloquent and yes, indeed beautiful.
The colors of some creatures ‘uncanny.’
Delicate spots, revealing stripes
and, when they gather together, they
can be the equivalent of the crowds
that gather in Times Square on New Year’s Eve.
They consume fields, gardens and they desire
the sweetest essence of
the ripest fruits.
they are wondrous
a part of the