Posts Tagged ‘haiku’

hexapod haiku

fierce competition
on wings and chitinous legs:
hexapod haiku!

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Trox - Hide Beetle - Arizona, USA

Scarab’s shrewd cousin,
Elytra warty like hide.
Must be Trogidae!

Photo details: Canon 100mm f2.8 macro lens on a Canon EOS 20D
ISO 100, f/16, 1/250 sec, indirect strobe in white box

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Hexapod Haiku

sparse japanese verse:
arthropod celebration?
hexapod haiku.

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Ochthebius sp. Minute Moss Beetles (Hydraenidae)
Pyramid Lake, Nevada

Tiny flea like specks
Move among the algal slime.
Oh! Hydraenidae!

photo details: Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens on a Canon D60
ISO 100, f/13, 1/200 sec, flash diffused through tracing paper

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