A SLUG LIFE

Unlike snails, slugs don’t have shells. They can’t hide. They are vulnerable to all the perils beneath and above-ground. They are preyed upon by birds, snakes, toads, ground beetles and turtles; hurt by pathogens, pesticides, weather and humans.

SMILE

I gave it effort, faced the mirror then forced a smile out:  Ewww!  Ugly!  It made me think.  Being hypocritical is undeniably disgusting.