Beasties ‘Tween The Slats


Picnic benches ‘Fall’ dormant,
Tiny termite beasties nestle warm,
‘Tween redwood slats.

Munching mulch aplenty,
Awaiting, anticipating
Wicked over-wintering.

Unseen by humans far below,
Cleaving ‘neath thermal wraps,
‘Round lakeside fire-pits.



Your Trifextra challenge is to write 33 words on a beast in an unusual place. No swamps or forests or caves, we really want you to take your beast out of its comfort zone. – See more at:

Photo Friday…This week’s Challenge: ‘Autumn 2013′.