Summer temperatures soaring
and a huge avalanche
down over my largest human integumentary organ,
Fanning away the passionate embrace
of this current heat wave,
comes to mind.
There are the one-hump Dromedary camels,
the two-humped Asian or Bactrian camels
and a famous brand, the Camel cigarettes.
I rather like the Dromedary camel myself,
marveling at these
social mammals the camels,
who live in groups called flocks,
or a herd . . .
in the hot desert, yes,
also in zoos!
The filtered and unfiltered, Camels,
they live in small packs. Ha!
Common camel greeting,
when they meet,
— involves blowing in each other’s faces
I said HELLO!!
And when aggravated,
the camel will spit!
Sure, why not, yes?
Spit, it’s always handy so,
please, camel, cough up some stomach content,
mix in some spit and fire away.
That should teach opponents
not to mess with the camels.
One last note:
camels eat cardboard
Blogger Milukiriu captured this odd phenomenon
on video. Check it:
“If you love, love the moon; if you steal, steal a camel.” – Egyptian Proverb
~ Inspiration source: Wahiba Sands, Oman @ Milukiriu2012.wordpress.com
~ Photo sources: 1. Bedouin kissing camel, Flickr, artist, Vitch; 2. Young camel drinking bottled water close to Red Sea, Flickr, artist, Alexander Witt 3. Close-up camel face, Flickr, artist, Andy Hayes