genus sylvilagus

look at it —

elegant furs

hair coiffured

heavy-lidded eyes

the thing is silent —

does not deign to grace

the present company

with conversation

so polite

so aloof

is this being

distinguisable at birth

from it cousins

by being blind

without hair

and helpless

(so says webster)

when it is in danger

it screams

so do i