Morning Delight

They move towards each other
Slowly
Timidly
Carefully

They reach for each other
Tentatively
Patiently
Inevitably

They explore each other
Gently
Sensuously
Delicately

They mate in silence
Inexorably
Tenderly
Thoroughly

An ordinary miracle
Snails mate in the sunshine
Despite their baggage

snails 2

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Cloud watcher and dreamer sometimes wise, often foolish, but I am what I am.
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15 Responses to Morning Delight

  1. Alastair says:

    Albeit slowly 🙂

    Great post as always Emmy

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  2. john zande says:

    No doubt listening to very smooth Bossa Nova in the background 😉

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  3. arjaybe says:

    I’ve seen close-up video of snails mating, and it is sensual. By the way, did you know that left-handed snails can’t mate with right-handed snails?

    rjb

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  4. PapaBear says:

    Hahaha !!!:) Emm, this is probably the last thing I expected to see on your site…, but it is a great post !

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    • emmylgant says:

      Glad to surprise you. I do that every once in a while, don’t I? Nature at work and play, what can I say? I just happened to catch them on the tail end of their mating dance and I was struck by the sensuality of it, ergo the piece.

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  5. Les escargots et l’amour!
    Hermaphrodites mating, go figure!
    Brilliant!

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