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A massasauga rattler lazing on my deck
Not supposed to be here but here she is
I know, I don’t suspect.

My rottie drew my attention to
A massasauga rattler there upon my deck
Hissing and rattling
Don’t mess with her — you bet!

Is this a massasauga rattler sleeping on my deck?
~ Patrice

Massasauga Rattler and bone ~ photo by Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2013