Haiku Sunday – Snake

“Snake”

A scaly surprise
slithering from stone and sticks
to sleuth through shadows.

This little guy slithered out from my fire pit as I was lounging in my backyard.

black rat snake

The fire pit wasn’t lit, obviously, but it was still quite the surprise. My dog didn’t quite know what to make of this non-venomous and mostly passive snake, but I got him away so we could let the critter be.

Steve D

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