Friday, September 24, 2010

11 - Coconut Crab

He was standing apart
under a splendid
coconut palm
gazing in fixed admiration
at the grand height
of the stem
and its beautiful
crown of leaves.
The cluster of nuts beneath
these evidently
added interest
to the spectacle.

pg 90 - 91
Swiss Family Robinson
by Johann Wyss
Altered by Sasheena Kurfman 2010

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