"Beetle" is my response to Writers Victoria's tweeted word prompt of "Beginnings" on 21/4/19. Rule: 30 words exactly, mind. "Walrus" is another brain jerk reaction. As an entry test to a closed Facebook group, the rule is: haiku
In iridescent emerald armour, you scuttle amongst the fallen leaves. But now, a sound. You freeze. The snake approaches. Instinctively, you thrum your elytra and majestic, rise above it all.
Oh Odobenus Rosmanus one tonne flippered Ivories on Ice