Ready For My Close-Up

A cocoon…real close-up. Its shape comes to ridges like an alligator’s back, while the whitish side looks like a soft under-belly, as if the caterpillar is lounging in a hammock on his back. This delicate time-traveling machine is latched on tightly by two, almost microscopic strings like a sling shot. It’s a wonder this magical creature can understand such balance and architecture.

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A chrysalis, or cocoon, of a swallow-tailed butterfly. The caterpillar matched the beautiful, fresh green of it’s hammock.
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Michelle

The crafty creator, imaginative writer, emotional musician, unconditional lover, ever-studious college grad, and optimistic friend behind 'my curious monde!' My Cajun background influences a lot of my love for the French language, hence "Monde" (World). The beauty of nature and the beauty in people inspire my writing. Every day holds a new adventure; keep those pretty eyes open!

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