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hunting with flypaper

The window is the forest And sunlight is the bait They try to fly outside But with sight they don't debate They buzz against the window And then they start to crawl Steady with the flypaper I catch them with the fold Feel the fast vibration The beating of the wings It will never leave the flypaper Unless it's body it leaves A yellow strip of glue With time a party of flies Some still buzzing but Soon to lose their lives A still but deadly weapon That some flies try to avoid I approach the waiting window Thinking of how they annoyed Between the window and the paper I make a small space A misscalculation in flying Eventually puts them in the paste The bait is still waiting And so is the trap The little help I give with satisfaction I could, but do not clap Untill the sun goes down I could play this deadly game Now I know what spiders know With the web their claim to fame The sun the flies attraction My attraction is the fly It's a funny fasination To watch them slowly die To some a feast of cruelty And to others a sadistic game To me it's retribution But really it's all the same

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013

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Date: 7/6/2017 11:47:00 PM
Great words, and true to form. Watching them struggle to get lose :)
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Date: 7/22/2013 10:19:00 AM
This was another awesome piece to read. Did some insects piss you off or something while you were camping? lol Nice work!!! =D
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Date: 7/16/2013 11:58:00 AM
I agree with Cecilia! Really interesting and unique as well! I love your poem. :)
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Date: 7/15/2013 9:34:00 AM
Very interesting and entertaining! I believe you have been tormented by these flies and enjoy your sweet revenge, LOL. Clever write! Hugs
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Date: 7/14/2013 1:02:00 PM
Good afternoon, Nette thanks for helping me get on track with the new form. Have a great day Nette.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/14/2013 1:28:00 PM
Hi Situation Oops I clicked on the wrong person. Hello and thanks for visiting me today.
Date: 7/14/2013 12:03:00 PM
Ps., Just Passing Back By Your Beauty's Fourth Of July's Independence Day's Predator's Painting As Pursuing These Flies, Sweet Beautiful Situation, To Say Thank You For Your Kind Visit. Have 'A Beautiful Day.' ˜ Love, John
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Date: 7/12/2013 4:22:00 PM
Well this is a first! I have never seen anyone write on this topic before. Well done.
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Date: 7/11/2013 6:27:00 PM
Your tragic tale of the fly is a very detailed, step by step execution of these annoying pests... mega creative poetry and "Now I know what the spiders know" Great lines :)
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Date: 7/7/2013 2:24:00 PM
Interesting topic..They can carry some deadly bacteria if they land on food whoa..Enjoyed reading your work..Sara
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Date: 7/4/2013 11:27:00 PM
Nothing New Aneath This Sun Here In Babylon, Sweet Beautiful Situation ˜ Tis What It Is Within Many A Disheartening Truths These Pangs Their Plights ? Enjoy The Fly Paper, Love, John
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Date: 7/4/2013 6:26:00 PM
I wonder if this changes what they think of me?
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