February 7, 2016, Prescott- I was happy with our Baha’i reflection meeting, this morning and I am happy for Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. Now it’s time for a short verse, based on prompts from the Winter Scavenger Hunt.
19. mild, ochre, bulb, tail, scale
Have you ever been to Khamsomulb?
A mild isle, ’tis, where grows a delightful bulb.
The shallots on Khamsomulb feed an iguana,
whose loving master named her Shannah.
Shannah lives among the reddest of rocks,
and so has developed a hue that might shock.
She’s ochre, you see, from crown to tail,
with nary a hint of green, not even on her scale.
Shannah the Iguana is fed shallots and fish,
which she knocks out, with her ochre tail’s