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"And there once were insects" (a poem)

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and held it in the round container of my hands

it would leave a smudge of powder,

white, pink or bluish-gray.

I used to go to sleep to a symphony of insects.

They tuned up as the sun was setting.

The sound was orchestral in scope

increasing and deepening

until it felt like I was being rocked to sleep

by waves of sound.

Where did they all go?

Some people call them pests.

But oh, how I cherish those memories

of being rocked to sleep

by the music of pests.

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