DAILY PHOTO: Quality Family Time, Monkey Style

Taken on March 28, 2015 at Dodda Alada Mara (Big  Banyan Bangalore)

Taken on March 28, 2015 at Dodda Alada Mara (Big Banyan Bangalore)

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Bangalore’s Big Banyan (Dodda Alada Mara) hosts a number of macaque families, such as this one.

POEM: Monkeys Make Me Smile

Monkeys always make me smile

Some have hair in human styles

Oh the vanity  their locks betray

Can you spot the one with a toupee?

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Faces so reminiscent of our kind

Eyes suggesting intelligent minds

Into their faces they’ll one day grow

but the youngsters all look like H. Ross Perot

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They’ll sit on your car like they just don’t care

And screw the haters who stop and stare

Have you the courage to leave your mark

on the windshield of one who double parks

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It amuses us that they sling their poo

So we banish them to the city zoo

But what of our words so vitriolic

We’re evolved to sling poo symbolic