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Insect Orchestra

Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay

I listen to cicadas sing

zing, zing, zing

the same song for hours

as bees buzz ’round the flowers

Ο

afternoon fades,

gives way to night

crickets join in

and play the chorus

Ο

katydids’ calls and answers resonate

I contemplate

the symphony of the forest

~Melanie Thomason

9/8/2019

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