Feeding with the tide

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with the tide

flesh fit for a gull

floating away

 

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This is my contribution to Ronovan’s Haiku challenge, a must experience for all haiku writers. See at https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2015/09/28/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-64-tide-flesh/

This juvenile Pacific Gull had found a dead Puffer Fish in the shallows at Ricketts Point and was enjoying a feast all on its own. These fish are highly toxic so I am not sure what the Gull’s tolerance levels were. It did not see eye to eye with the flesh as the second photo shows, then it left the carcass alone.

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7 thoughts on “Feeding with the tide

  1. Pingback: Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Challenge #Review 64. 50 #Poets & over 70 #Poems | ronovanwrites

    1. Thanks Olga, I had the images , Donovan gave me the haiku prompt. Sometimes I have the haiku then take the photo and often I look at a photo and a haiku comes to me and often a haiku comes to me and I take the photo at the same time. My aim is always to combine the two on this blog.

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