Friday, October 20, 2006

insectual

it's the insects who teach us
carpentry
ambush
and to soldier on.
insects show us to work in teams,
to blend in and evade,
to feed on smoulder, rot,
or whatever's available.
it's the insects who teach us
sex is worth dying for,
and to hibernate through scarcity.

2 comments:

Liz said...

love this : )

Liz

kate5kiwis said...

this resonates with me.
i can hear cicadas buzzing in it.

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