Today’s word: ZORILLA
Definition: A striped polecat. Lives in mainly Africa. Zorilla comes from the Spanish word, zorro, which means fox.
A poem in the zeno form seems appropriate for the letter Z. Zeno is a creation of J. Patrick Lewis. It’s a 10-line verse form with a repeating syllable count of 8,4,2,1,4,2,1,4,2,1. The rhyme scheme is abcdefdghd.
zorilla of Africa
be wary of
run fast while you
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While their name may be close to the meaning of fox, they are more like skunks. They will spray enemies with a noxious fluid.