Friday, November 19, 2010

Goanna

Goanna

Guyana Indian iguana
                              monitor
creek-swim
                           tree-climb
spider eating “Sand Gould”.
Forked-tongued
                            swordtail
scorpion sting toothpick.
Four-foot saunter
                                   back
leg sprint
                                     egg
nest plugged camouflage
centipede chased
                             cannibal
carrion chew.

--Kevin Heaton lives and writes in South Carolina. His chapbook, "Postcards of Faith," is at Victorian Violet Press. His work has appeared in: Calliope Nerve, Pirene's Fountain, Counterexample Poetics, Right Hand Pointing, Nerve Cowboy, Elimae, Foliate Oak, Nibble, and many others. http://kevinheatonpoetry.webstarts.com/publications.html

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