Haiku: Clandestine Crossing

The cold and snow are upon us, making the very act of living more challenging for wild creatures. I suspect that the canid tracks above may be from a coyote, as they appear a bit larger than I would expect from a fox (though we have both here). Other tracks, mesmerizing in their own way, were left by other animals and invite imagining their destinations and their difficulties during this time of year.

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Haiku: Farm “Fossils”

So maybe they’re not technically fossils yet, but the descendants of the dinosaurs clearly left their prints in what, the preceding evening, had been soft mud. Aged a few thousand years, they might become an exciting find for some future paleontologist.

Haiku: Morning Impressions

I find the different textures and the fleeting nature of the wet prints in the photo particularly appealing. I hope you do, as well.

Are you interested in the backstory or do you prefer to imagine it? Let me know in the comments!