Buckled rusty disused narrow gage railway tracks on shingle beech with small houses in background and dramatic clouds in sky, Dungeness Kent UK, black and white monochrome landscape portrait © P. Maton 2018


Kent UK



Dead Brown Centipede Lithobius forficatus curled on its back on scratched steel surface, black and white monochrome macro photograph © 2018 P. Maton
Expired in hyper-reflection

Brown Centipede

Lithobius forficatus 



The Centipede’s Dilemma

A centipede was happy – quite!

Until a toad in fun said,

“Pray, which leg moves after which?”

This raised her doubts to such a pitch,

She fell exhausted in the ditch

Not knowing how to run.