30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 25

Day 25: A quorum of … hedgehogs?: Groupings of living things (other than humans) have very specific and often interesting names; a murder of crows and a gaggle of geese are a few of the more common animal collective nouns. Do some research and write a poem where you re-appropriate one of these terms in an unusual way. (http://buff.ly/1eXODDx)

This is the best I could do about a wisdom of wombats*:

They’re wise to look so skeptical 
into the world on this side of the lens.

Maybe this picture will hide the fact that I had no idea what to do with this one:


(I thought you should know I’ve always wanted a wombat named Wopat, after Tom Wopat who played Luke Duke on “The Dukes of Hazzard.”)


About nikkimmascali

I am an editor, writer and New Yorker who has ink for blood and the blog name + tattoo to prove it. Also of note: I follow more dogs than people on Instagram. This is my blog about reading, writing and absolutely no 'rithmetic because I am horrendous at math.
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