ends and odds

a solitary golden hair
grows from my beard

I pluck it out with orange
thin-nosed pliers


soon I shall be shorn
(a drought of you now fills me

as I wait  what is a seven
letter word for "creature


undergoing change
(or five  it's all the same

the straightedge of secernèd thought
what has no teeth  no nipples


and lays eggs  (best not to know