Curves In flight Quiet Floating Thru the night Silent Really Just floating Hanging In the air Seemingly Always falling Yet not Suspended A puppet Without strings Like a bee Hovering Over blooms
No Regrets Junebug, No Regrets! citrus Gorge us Gorgeous Sit russ No fuss Fig beetle Tasty treetle Junebug Facedown Assup In the pulp Of an orange No cares No stares Unawares This beetle This beetle Will And does Indeed Gorge itself Until death His last Buzzing Message Whatever Was along The lines of Totally worth […]
Armored bumble Roll and tumble These tanks And shells These scarabs These bells They fly Like toasters Yet land Like hovercraft Zipping Darting Then falling Spinning Coming to rest Just a nano Moment From disaster To alight Safe Stick The landing Only to In the proverbial Brow sweat wipe And victory Narrowly snatched From defeat […]
This is a pretty cool one, and the first one we have come across here. A Ten Stripe Beetle. He was pretty docile, and wasn’t interested in eating anything we offered. My hope, is that it had already done whatever its duties were in the breeding department already. Meaning, he missed out on being eaten […]
This beetle here was a guest in the house for about a day and a half. Little sister took him everywhere. And, though the beetle could fly, and escape, it didn’t. It seemed to be content(Stockholm Syndrome?) to simply go with her. She even made a little thrill ride for it. Ya know, paper towel […]
Black beetle Feedle deedle Fiddeldye Oh my Big little Armored fucker Mother trucker Bigger than A knuckle Huckleberry Huckle buckle Lookin for Fruit to Suckle Crops to Plunder In this time Of thunder Rains and wind Makes them Swoon Clumsy lump Window Thump No grace In these wings These bumbling Brittle things Like a ’50’s […]
Kids got a couple more beetles, I think these are called June Bugs, at least somewhere in the country…. I kinda dig that they are sporting Oregon Duck colors. Shut up Green Bay’ers and Coloradans… Duck colors, I say!