The Exotic Artist

A Villanelle to the Rifflebird's Mating Dance

Theatricality formed through millennial evolution which is excessive as it is easily donned.

Is only begotten through hospitable elements able to see this show go on in its artistic ways.

This beauty and complexity is able to acquire results which are fruitful and fond.

 

If the magnificent riflebird woos the female with iridescent feathers then the dance would have spawned

A successful crucible upon which the female stays.

Theatricality formed through millennial evolution which is excessive as it is easily donned.

 

The bird will turn on its dance as soon as the male becomes dawned

With the presence of a female nearby and his feathers will suddenly be ablaze.

This beauty and complexity is able to acquire results which are fruitful and fond.

 

The flamboyant riflebird flicks his velvety feathers in the air almost like a magic wand

Which allows his neck feathers to morph into gleaming beacons hit from little rainforest sunrays.

Theatricality formed through millennial evolution which is excessive as it is easily donned.

 

This tempo-like dance is something artistic that humans have fawned

And the carefully orchestrated movements are ornamented for a single purpose which is the mating craze.

This beauty and complexity is able to acquire results which are fruitful and fond.

 

As he throws his head back and forth to the rhythm of his fan the female watches skeptically beyond.

Her decision rests only after the male gives it his best as he navigates toward the end of the dancing maze.

Theatricality formed through millennial evolution which is excessive as it is easily donned.

This beauty and complexity is able to acquire results which are fruitful and fond. 

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