An otter was in my view finder,
but dived below the dappled surface of the water;
I hid behind a grey jaggedy rock,
camera at the ready I slowly arose,
and there was the otter swimming on the surface again.
I got it on my viewer again and he dived,
and I hid, moving to a new position
before slowly coming up,
again it dived, and I hid,
and so it went on for a good twenty minutes,
after which the otter seemed
to be board by the game,
floated on it’s back,
as if laughing at me,
and let me take some photos,
before disappearing up the river estuary.