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A Short Life

Around and around 
churrng in the sky
Darting here, there
eluding hands, eyes
going everywhere
Hovering as a cloud
invited nowhere
Just an insect
killing time
looking for an arm
Meals for babes 
nourishment wine
Options plenty
Pooping time
Quickly I see
running near me
splat, curse that swatter that killed me

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  1. Date: 1/12/2012 5:11:00 PM

  1. Date: 12/5/2011 9:57:00 PM
    haha, I enjoyed this short life of a house fly!