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Praying Mantis

for what is it she prays motionless Madonna rapt in stillness awaiting the unexpected mate or meal slender neck cleavaged eyes pious predator poised on spindle legs ©8/29/2018 for Personification Poem Poetry Contest

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Date: 9/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
A favorite bug of mine and they appear where I live in August and September. I've written a handful of humorous poems about them, especially the female's gruesome treatment of any male's attempt to mate with her. Many thanks for reading me. Best to you. / M
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Date: 8/31/2018 10:01:00 AM
Stunning piece John! You have captured her mystique perfectly. Good luck in the contest. xomo
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