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*snails Walk Out Of Their Shells

Rating: 3.0

Snails slide down the sidewalk
On a slime carpet after a rain.
As it dries sometimes
They walk out of their shells -
As if their shoes got stuck in mud.
And in the sunshine
A shimmering trail
Follows the slug
Back to the garden loam.

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fleur de lys 11 December 2009

The striking and original title pulled me in. I love your observant eye on nature and also the simplicity of this one.10+

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