At home in the woods

The chipmunk doesn't know ecology. He just Is. He doesn't have to learn geology.

The rocks are his. The trees are ease from enemies

like a roving cat.

But -- He does know archeology.

a hole in the earth is home,

a private catacomb. Into its depth he slides, and poof! -- pulls over a leaf or two for a roof

and that is that.

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