Mysterious Jungle Mounds #poem #poetry #nature #science #earthworm #fact

Deep in Colombian jungles
Rise mysterious mounds,
Twice as high as humans stand,
No one knew
what they’d found.

From the air they’re a puzzle.
What Mayans would leave?
Or built by ancient farmers?
The Spanish? or ETs?

Reality’s better
than any dream,
And crazy,
I understand.
I prefer the real world.
Gee, nature is grand!

Now we’ve finally got the scoop!
It’s earthworm poop,
It’s earthworm poop.
Piles and piles of earthworm poop.

Gee, nature is grand!

by Kate Rauner

worm-mdThanks to nationalgeographic.com, the University of Montpelier in France, the Technical University of Munich in Germany, and U.K.’s University of Exeter. “It’s a fantastic paper—really exciting and compelling findings,” published May 11, 2016 in the journal PLOS ONE.

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