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in the surreal solemnity of nature

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    a solemn ant colony

    passes in a funeral-like

    procession

    carrying bits of crumbs

    and one of their own…

 

    a lone ballooning spider

    ceases his kiting

    and hovers in mid-air…

 

    hanging from its button

    a chrysalis evicts

    its metamorphosed tenant…

 

    across the way

    waddling mallards

    halt oncoming traffic…

 

    in a distant field

    goats satisfy bulging cuds

    with sweet chewed grasses…

 

    one-by-one the solemn ants

    descend a volcanic-like hole

    of a huge temple-like mound…

 

    as if descending a grave

    the setting sun slowly sinks

    below the horizon:

    bidding a golden hued adieu….

 

in the surreal solemnity of nature a solemn ant colony passes in a funeral-like procession carrying bits of crumbs and one of their own… a lone ballooning spider ceases his kiting and hovers in mid-air… hanging from its button a chrysalis evicts its metamorphosed tenant… across the way waddling mallards halt oncoming traffic… in a distant field goats satisfy bulging cuds with sweet chewed grasses… one-by-one the solemn ants descend a volcanic-like hole of a huge temple-like mound… as if descending a grave the setting sun slowly sinks below the horizon: bidding a golden hued adieu….

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