Brood X


On and on

Waves of sound

Not like the ocean.

Not at all soothing.

Buzzing and rattling and seething and hot

Calling for love

Calling for soon

Sun makes them hot

Hot for the mating

Lives are so short

Soon they will die

Eggs hatch and nymphs drop

Down to the ground

Burrow to tree roots

Suckle in darkness

Forgotten again

For another seventeen years.


--fleur   24.v.04



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