100 words 008

Some sea lions bellow,
Some sleep,
Some crawl on top of others
As they crowd onto a raft
At the Astoria, Oregon
Municipal mooring docks.

What a beautiful poem! I found it captioning an image on the front page of The Seattle Times newspaper which was left outside my hotel room. The image illustrates a story about sea lions; how the sea lion population is doing great, and how that might spell trouble for the salmon population.

On a March morning,
Federal, state and university biologists
Clear space at the Astoria dock
For a day of research.

Animal news poetry.

Have you published a response to this? :

Previously on this day

7 years ago I wrote Not tumbling, but spiralling

I’m going to miss Tumblr when it’s gone.

9 years ago I wrote Principles Apart

Gathering many design principles into one document.

12 years ago I wrote Rick’n’rollaoake

Epic meme win.

15 years ago I wrote Quote of the day

Jeff Veen hits the nail on the head with this straightforward observation:

15 years ago I wrote Small change

I’ve made a couple of small tweaks to my humble journal.