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Life Arts    H4'ed 7/30/17

"And there once were insects" (a poem)

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No, I mean Insects.

They were everywhere,

like little alien life-forms right outside the door.

Walking Sticks were the largest

and they really looked like long sticks walking.

Has anyone seen one lately?

Caterpillars, colorful, furry, prickly,

barbed, horned, striped and spotted.

Daddy Long Legs -- everywhere.

There were bees in flowering bushes

humming like transformers,

and they were all wild,

making honey somewhere,

so many,

I still associate the smell of certain flowers

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Gary Lindorff is a poet, writer, blogger and author of several nonfiction books, a collection of poetry, "Children to the Mountain" and a memoir, "Finding Myself in Time: Facing the Music" Over the last few years he has begun calling (more...)

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