Vali Kandam

A dead wasp curled on cracked white bathroom tile lined with dirty grout.
A wasp curled in on itself on cracked bathroom tile, like a Black Tiger after the final journey, or the corpse of the flesh-eating insect that revealed Karna's kshatriya ability to tolerate pain, though he himself was unaware of his lineage. Credit: Sara Fuller, 2011, CC BY-NC-ND.