Indonesian Mockingbird


Cool chameleon,
paint the reef across your skin,
from your wardrobe don
zebra stripes and leopard spots
pulled from your magician’s hat.
Mimic octopus,
when all else fails, flee naked
behind an ink cloak.


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    • Thanks, j :) Yep, back from the whirlwind trip where I tried snorkeling so I could see things like this for myself, but alas, a leaking mask led to my inhaling so much saltwater it made my stomach upset (good for the sinuses, though, lol)!

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