In January, Jim Smith joined IE to travel to Cuba. Jim commemorated his experience with a series of haikus, which he has graciously agreed to share. Read other entries here.

outstretched leather logs
blinking eyes feign innocence
crafty crocodiles              

A crocodile farm open to visitors has approximately 110 crocodiles in its waters. In mid-afternoon when we visited, most of the crocs were lazily sunning themselves. An occasional croc would open its powerful jaws or opt to move a few feet. At least it proved they weren’t dead and stuffed. - January 22, 2013 - Boca de Guama, Cuba