melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal
gland, the organ which regulates the body's
wake/sleep/wake cycle. the hormone is secreted
in a circadian rhythm by enzymes which are
activated by darkness and depressed by light.
as illustrated, for every giant blue waterfowl
there lies beneath dark rabbit underthings,
scrambling through the mud at night after insect
blood and assorted narcoleptic medications.