The army climbed the cashew tree, their goal to make the colony grow, the workers set off upon the leaves, pull them bend them heave ho, the nurses brought the larvae on, gently coaxed for the silk to flow, edges glued leaves stuck together, the new home was now good to go. Intruders dare not … Continue reading The F‘ant’astic Weaver!
As a glad goodbye to the sweltering sun the dusty heated village bade, a gentle breeze came waving by a rousing promise of respite it made. The winds carried their clout aloft to push the sombre clouds away, thus was set the stage tonight for a magical dawn on the morrow lay. The night aged … Continue reading Mother’s Jewels
“Bzzzz bzzz bzz!” … “whirr whirrr whir?” … “hmmm hm hmm!!” … the gathering was raucous and the cacophony hung above the pasture like a disagreeable smog. “Silence in the grasslands, please. I now call this meeting to order”, Sylph the Damselfly called out, her piercing voice ringing out into the swarm of some hovering, … Continue reading Damsels and Dragons
“What do you mean, did I tell Eldon where to come? As if he doesn’t know our hangout”, Eldan exclaimed in mock annoyance, “19° 9' 38.948" N by 72° 52' 18.332" E, the precise location!” “He’s late”, Elden was irritable, “Anyways, as usual it is you two who will have a lavish spread while I … Continue reading Three Wise Wings
~~””~~”””~”~~~…””~”~~~”””~…~~”~… “~”~~~”~…Ms. Spinderella was prattling ceaselessly, it was another matter that I understood nothing – I don’t speak Spiderese, you see! “Hey human, listen to her no more, cause I speak Humanese!” called out a voice from opposite Spinderella’s abode. I turned my head and saw a colourful spider swinging from the top of a … Continue reading We Don’t Need No Spin Doctor!
“Chirp…chirp…chirp…click me if you can” went the tinny voice yet again, this time jumping from my left to the right. I had thumbed down the shutter speed to capture the sedate spider (full interview of Ms. Spinderella the spider in a forthcoming post) when a blurry blob suddenly started jumping across my field of view, … Continue reading Hop a Little, Jump a Little, So We Learn!
Grandpa sun has bid good night, the day long blaze no more, I take my cue as the sky erupts, ‘tis time to take the floor. Lo the celestial bodies arise, like gems they beam and blink, behold the heavens have come aglow, now no more as dark as ink. My Mom below looks up … Continue reading With Moonbeams of Love