Echidna

it was my 
boot that introduced us

your beak
snuffled in underneath 
perhaps mistaking me
for a log

your needles raised to eleven
the wide open volume of your fear

I bent to see your face
brown eyes
tiny as human tears

needless to say
my sole was yours
as long as you needed it

Written for Miz Quickly QnV 30 “meetings”

The above image is from Pexel’s free images

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