Photo of the Day Poems: Ebullience #Poem #Poetry #Photography #Ebullience #Animals #Chimpanzee

Ebullience: (noun) the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts or feelings : exuberance

“Ebullience.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2023.


by Vincent H. Anastasi 2019

The baby chimpanzee:
upside-down jester
on its mother’s knee
(mouth wide, tongue out)
face of buffoonery,
twisted strands of straw
defying gravity
dangle upward
while mama dispassionately
munches leaves.

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