Below is the poem entitled Not a Prayer Against the Mantis which was written by poet
Devonshire. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Good Lord, Mama Mantis creeps
up behind and takes a nip
that stings sharp before I fall,
Fakeout! I still have my teeth
and I hear the words, "Bite me!
Wanting to give her a nip,
Alexa B.'s bit!
*Entry for Linda’s “Bite Me” contest.
written by Carolyn Devonshire