Conjoinings (Interspecies and Otherwise)

Conjoinings (Interspecies and Otherwise)

Spiders have spiderlings, cats have their kittens.
Elbow-length gloves perhaps produce mittens.
Whenever a boy cockroach happens to mount her,
a girl cockroach procreates right on my counter!

Such coteries tend to insist on inbreeding,
but the world’s solidarity comes from cross-seeding.
Thus, mermaids lure sailors onto the rocks
for intercourse better confined to their docks.

When horses and zebras conjoin, then of course,
the end is a hebra, or perhaps  a zorse?
A tiger from Asia and lion from Niger
might call their offshoot a tion or liger.

The tone of this poem? I admit it is crass.
It ends with a haddock  shtupping a bass.
resulting in baddocks or perhaps a hass.
Another stanza? Bet you’re glad that I pass!!

Prompt words are spiderling, tone, solidarity, coterie, counter and dock.

14 thoughts on “Conjoinings (Interspecies and Otherwise)

  1. Sam

    I understand the ways of life
    an know about love and strife
    super cats love the chase but still
    that tiger was not after after the kill.

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  2. Marion Couvillion

    Not necessarily the end of the story~!

    Big cats live only for the chase and this one had a very good taste he won the race, but in the end we find that tiger had more than food on his mind~!

    On Tue, Dec 27, 2022 at 11:51 AM lifelessons – a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown

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