If I were a bird
Illustrations for original poem exploring the nexus of worlds for a penguin and a marine worm.
Watercolour and gouache on paper. Each piece: 300 x 300 mm.
If I were a bird
If I were a bird

I'd swim like a fish
And stand to a rock
Like a worm

Head of Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor)

Wing of Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor)

Spirorbid worms (Neodexiospira sp.) and foot of Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor) on rock

A spirorbid polychaete (Neodexiospira sp.) (a type of very small, sessile, spiral-shelled marine worm) underwater on an alga
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