The Hollow (6)

they must love the milk
that makes them so bad-tasting

milkweed bugs


memorial bench

all the young trees
it shelters now


the fog still lingers
in a funnel spider’s web

deertongue grass


the “creep” in “creeper”

battened to a locust trunk
by a thousand tentacles

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Dave Bonta (bio) crowd-sources his problems by following his gut, which he shares with 100 trillion of his closest microbial friends — a close-knit, symbiotic community comprising several thousand species of bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. In a similarly collaborative fashion, all of Dave’s writing is available for reuse and creative remix under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. For attribution in printed material, his name (Dave Bonta) will suffice, but for web use, please link back to the original. Contact him for permission to waive the “share alike” provision (e.g. for use in a conventionally copyrighted work).

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