Class Insecta

lunar sleep keeps well,
well-wishers dwell.

Carcass swell,
full flesh wanes soft,
quick frost defrosts.

Class Insecta. Blind
bite, night gnaw-
ing on wet lawn
string through
perky juvenile floor,

thick cover over
six-square deep sleep.

They eat.


21 thoughts on “Class Insecta

  1. Graves, carcass swell, bite, flesh! Another dark but great poem! Love it!
    Especially the last two words! “They eat.”
    creepy and I like it!

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