A Summer's Menace

Reflections on a small topic


A COSTLY DIET

Mosquito, I would question you,

devil's advocate of nature, God's L'enfant terrible, ubiquitous thorn in everyone's flesh

Poised with syringe tinier, yet more skillfully wielded than that of any lab tech or attending nurse, preceded by that infernal hummed soliloquy more universally known than Hamlet's musing or Kate Smith's "God bless . . . " anthem sound

At this, your moment of attack, I pause with hand held high, and ask, envisioning the crimson scene to come,

"Was your (whack!) bill of fare worth the price?"

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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States

Will Shakespeare couldn't have said it better, himself, Bear, and so well done in its description of the pest that exceeds all others in its dismal and incessant buzzing about our heads.

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