Survival Of A Snake
I can't see well
when prey is near,
but I can smell
so he should fear.
If he's obscure
I'll careful be,
and when I'm sure
Constricting his body,
then his breath
I will restrict,
to feel his death.
until I kill.
I then sufficiently
eat my fill
Opening my jaw
to hideous extent
for I have no paw
then to see
to return to normality
Beneath a stone I slide
>From predators I hide
with my conquest.
Leave me alone!
Don't disturb my life!
Hidden by a stone
I will survive.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|Luc (22.214.171.124) -- Friday, January 31 2003, 03:37 pm|
im guessing you made this poem because of that snake you told me about.. i liked the ending ^.^ good one cap. keep on writing
|LinzAy (126.96.36.199) -- Friday, January 31 2003, 11:28 pm|
that's a cool poem! And i like that last verse as well
|Capricorn (188.8.131.52) -- Saturday, February 1 2003, 12:44 am|
Thanks for commenting, and yes Luc I wrote this because of my snakes.
|barb (184.108.40.206) -- Saturday, February 1 2003, 11:19 pm|
good writing cap even though I don't like snakes they have no mannersHhha. one big gulp and they are done eating Hhha Ha
|Capricorn (220.127.116.11) -- Sunday, February 2 2003, 12:49 am|
Yes Barb,I agree.When my son first wanted a snake I said "no way!!" but I've got used to them, and taken them on for breeding. Seeing them eat is disgusting and fascinating all at the same time. and seeing a baby pop his head out of its egg is quite beautiful.
|Marc (18.104.22.168) -- Friday, March 14 2003, 01:39 am|
I have two corn snakes, Indigo and Ike, babies still, and your poem made me think of Ike a lot.. its cute.
|Capricorn (22.214.171.124) -- Monday, March 24 2003, 04:51 pm|
Glad to hear someone else like these little creatures! I have 3 cornsnakes, 2 female and 1 male annd my son has the first one we had. yeah they can be cute!
|barb (126.96.36.199) -- Wednesday, March 26 2003, 04:27 pm|
That's why I like you cap you can turn fear into beauty. good writing
|Capricorn (188.8.131.52) -- Wednesday, March 26 2003, 09:30 pm|
I suppose ther's beauty in eveything really, just takes time to find it!
|MartinV (184.108.40.206) -- Thursday, March 27 2003, 09:08 pm|
Your pets (loved ones, sorry) can take the life out of their surprised meals, but, whith every word you write, you provide a thrill for us all, sometimes for the victim, its just a crunch! Is there a food for snakes/reptiles, called crunchies?
Actually, I know there are some in Irock, I wish would share your hungry pet's rock.
Sorry, I showed little respect for your intent, yes, guess I am a little bent.
Neat, Funny, yet, your words are true, once again, I take off my skin to you, I mean, shed, shead, whatever. Hey, I'm having fun today, loved your poem, regardless of the words, I used today.
|Capricorn (220.127.116.11) -- Saturday, March 29 2003, 01:26 am|
No live foods used to feed my snakes Martin. I buy a bag of frozen mice and defrost as needed! Yuk! ...pretty gruesome, eh? No different to defrosting a chicken for us though!
|Lefty (18.104.22.168) -- Friday, May 26 2006, 09:19 pm|
even though i really don't like snakes your poem made me feel like they weren't just disgusting oversized worms, but actual pets
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