Haikus By Cephalo-Poets

The mighty cephalopod never fails to inspire. This year, cephalo-lovers around the world set their tributes to verse.

Cephalopod Week logo From their three hearts to their eight arms to their clever, mysterious ways, the mighty cephalopod inspires. This year, the Twitterverse turned to verse to honor our favorite tentacled creatures. Dive into some of these masterpieces composed by you, the 2018 cephalo-poet laureates:


[Meet the seamstress who became known as the “Mother of Aquariums.”]

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