Poetry

Chameleon

The feet of the chameleon stand on a host of intense colours its brain will never sense, its eyes won’t register (perhaps its skin sees what it stands upon?) Before it strikes it adapts without the mind taking it in, like a poet. This reptilian miracle’s disconnected eyes roam about its head while it seeks surprise. Its grip is stiff and still now it’s close enough to flick its sticky, flying tongue-tip, but look! Such iridescent skin!  

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