Weekly Photo Challenge: Unexpected

bb-un1Wild Conspiracies (a re-post)

I ask scribbly gum moths:
Why this graffiti on trees?
“Mind your own business,
they’re just doodles, if you please”

I ask a plodding snail:
Why the squiggles on the path?
“There ain’t nothing in it –
I just do it for a laugh”

I ask the sly hyena:
Why the tunnels ‘neath the trail?
“Well! Installation art’s
not only for the snail!”

I ask the bower bird:
Why that hoard of shining bling?
“Oh, poppet, it’s no mystery
objets d’art are my thing”

I ask the primping zebra:
What’s with the barcode?
“Poor darling, don’t you know?
Stripes are back in vogue”

But, you know, I don’t believe them –
It’s a vast conspiracy
It’s clear that they are sending
secret messages to me…

😯 😯 😯 😯 😯 😯 😯 😯 😯 😯 😯 😯

For more entries to the WPC Unexpected theme, see The Daily Post.

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16 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Unexpected

  1. Snails ARE good, and this must be one of the best in the Unexpected series.Has that one finished? – if it has, you shoulda won! Remind me: where is this mall? I believe I see it quite often on nightly news …

  2. SHIT! – really? Senility must have overtaken me. It doesn’t LOOK like Pitt St Mall. 😦
    I guess this must be because I’m never there at night … But I still feel like a total dickhead. Sighh …

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