From a caveman’s pocket

Frilled Lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii). Abergowrie State Forest, July 2010.

Frilled Lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii). Abergowrie State Forest, July 2010. Photo Robert Ashdown.

Frilly Neck Lizard

when the dinosaurs
were wiped from the earth
you crawled inside
a caveman’s pocket
then re-emerged
in my backyard
flaunting the latest look
in post-medieval
protective neck wear

Michelle A. Taylor
If Bees Rode Shiny Bicycles
University of Queensland Press
2003
Michelle A. Taylor at UQP.

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