Poetry and Pictures: Harm No Living Thing

Pipe Vine Swallowtail Caterpillar

“Just because I am different from you – please do not harm me”… says the dangerous looking caterpillar. Wouldn’t it be grand if everyone truly believed in not harming other living things? Life is precious. Hurt No Living Thing Hurt no living thing: Ladybird, nor butterfly, Nor moth with dusty wing, Nor cricket chirping cheerily, […]

The Caterpillar Song

My music teacher in elementary school made a song to go with Christina Rossetti’s little caterpillar poem. I can remember being amazed by her long hair and lovely voice. We used to sit on bleachers in music class and she always carried a baton around like a orchestra conductor. That made her look really important […]