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November PAD - Day 21

The prompt today, a two-for-Tuesday, asked for either a construction or deconstruction poem. I was recently reading about an octopus city,  so I built on that. 121 more words


Is the vampire squid an octopus or a squid?

Here’s another simple but difficult question that came up this week on Twitter prompted by cephapodologist @Thomas_Clements reaction to a tweet put out by the team behind the… 2,536 more words

Natural History

Elsewhere in the blogosphere update October

Greetings cintanians? Cinctanonians? Tannins? It’s time for the if-I-do-an-update-I-don’t-feel-like-I’ve-been-neglecting-my-own-blog update. It’s been a busy couple of months on all fronts but pretty much all of my writing energy has been sapped by other commitments. 581 more words


How many cephalopod species are there in the UK?

Museum visitors ask some of the most innocent yet challenging (and also some important) questions . Why do animals have tails? How do you know it is dead? 2,491 more words


Blood and Spit into this Artwork

Blood and Spit into this Artwork. A review of Andrew Wilmot’s “Fostering Artistic Talent” in Those Who Make Us: Canadian Creature, Myth, and Monster Stories Edited by Kaitlin Tremblay and Kelsi Morris (Exile, 2017) 323 more words

Fiction Book Reviews

Squid Socks

“Squid Socks”

Squid in socks.
Socks on squid.
Who put socks on squid?

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Pictures Of Poems

5 Amazing Facts About Octopuses And Cephalopods

I just realized that it was World Octopus Day last Saturday, on October 8th, 2017. So, I decided that I’d make a fun, yet belated post about octopuses (or octopi, the world may never know). 501 more words

Animal Facts