The Nature of Creation Driftwood Creatures from the beaches of Maine and Jekyll Island, Georgia by Ray Hall

Stagger Lee
Stagger Lee is a sea stag
A magical creature
From the sea
He brings good luck
This wise old buck
To people like you and me

$180

Bushmaster Eel
The Bushmaster Eel
Is a master of disguise
All that may
Give him away
Are his shiny red eyes

$115

Shrewfus
Shrewfus he burrows
And lives underground
Out in the bright sun
He'll never be found
And though he has eyes
That are big and round
He doesn't need to use them
To get around

$115

Snoop Bug
Snoop Bug snoops
On his many feet
He snoops and sniffs
In order to eat
Anything he can find
Even a day-old clam
would be mighty fine

$130

Grimsley
Grimsley is thoughtful
But given to exaggeration
His tales though mostly truthful
Sometime lean toward fabrication

$130

Rising of the Phoenix
Though reduced to ashes
She will rise again
With form and color
Her new life to begin

$180

Raucus
Raucus is a saucy bird
Seldom seen but often heard
He lurks in places near the beach
Staying within hearing
But always out of reach

$130

A Cormorant
This cormorant
Has quite a stance
Somewhere between
A walk and a dance

$150

Snagapus
The Snagapus
Is amply tenacled
He has reached a
Tenacle pinacle

$130

Diamond Back
This old snake
Is more deadly than some
Watch out for heaven's sake
You see, his warning
Rattles are gone
And to tread on him
Is a bad mistake

$100

Wildewasp
The wildewasp can be very intimidating
When coming upon one unsuspecting
But there's nothing to fear
They're really quite dear
Though their size is rather perplexing

$130

Pierce
Pierce is an Indian pony
Just look at the beautiful mane
or is a headdress
He wears so proudly
It's beautiful all the same

$130

Little Shark
This little shark
With such sharp teeth
You can bet, raises havoc
With other creatures
Around the reef

$115

Father and Son
Father and Son
Are so excited
They've traveled far
To be reunited

$130

Big Mouth Bottom Dweller
The Big Mouth Bottom Dweller
May seem quite daunting
Crawling around
The places he's haunting
But if you get to know him
You surely will see
He's as lovely a feller
As ever could be

$130

Leopold
Leopold is an old loving soul
He waxes poetic
Among the grass and reeds
And spends his days
Finding new ways
To accomplish his good deeds

$150

Buice
Buice is a fan-tailed Bucephalous
A very rare creature indeed
He's plodding and slow
But gets where he wants to go
He makes up, in determination
all that he lacks in speed

$195

Clam Catcher
This bird is very graceful
As he moves to grab another
Mouthful
Shellfish are his favorite dish
No better fare
Could this one wish

$260

A Shrimpadillo
The shrimpadillo
An unlikely fellow
Is ready for a romp
And finds himself at home
In the sea of in the swamp

$250

Cornelius
Cornelius is a duck
I found stuck in the muck
Of a swamp he flew into
It was his good luck
I decided to pluck
Him out and perform a rescue

$200

Norwood
Norwood once was wood
But he is no more
A spark of seeing
Has created a new being
To crawl upon the shore

$225

Trudy
Trudy the turkle
Looks a bit like a turkey
A cousin that lives on the land
But she's gone full circle
And lives in the sea
It's where she wants to be,
You understand

$200

Simone
Simone is a baby sea dragon
She spends her days
Spreading happy contagion
Flying beneath the waves

$150

Theo
Theo is a mystery
Neither mammal nor bug
But has a personality
That people want to hug

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Ground Hog
Has anyone seen my shadow
I've been looking high and low
I've looked down by the bog
And in every hollow log
But so far it's a no show
Oh, how can I ever
Predict the weather
A ground hog without a shadow

SOLD

Death Feeding Upon Death
Death it feeds upon death
And there by is undone
But life it lives
To create more life
So that many may come from one

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Backwoods Buzzard
The backwoods buzzard
An unpretentious bird
Is filled with wise old fables
You've probably never heard

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Slewfooted Boobie
The Slewfooted Boobie
Is remarkable, truly
She seems both insect
And bird
And the song she sings
When she opens her wings
Is more beautiful than
Any I've heard

SOLD