BUGS IN M(EYE) BASEMENT
by Joanna Gilman Hyde
The Tomato-coloured Couch 7:18pm
Tonight I spared The Life
of a 2nd Silver Fish —
The First One I squished
with My Sandal —
#2 was right against The Black Spiral
on My floor-laden painting
probably going after some glitter glue —
but He caught My Attention
at The Center of My Art
so I quietly observed His Behaviour
testing His Awareness of Me —
I put My index finger above Him
as if to squash
but He didn’t budge
so I let Him Be
Within the past year I have released back to the wild dozens of “stink-bugs” found indoors. —CC
Eye do kill moths because they eat my carpets.
Update NOV 2020: I no longer release the “stink bugs” having read of their very destructive tendencies vis-a-vis the environment.
Hi Chagall im enjoying my daughters company in Thunder Bay Ontario
Great to hear! Wishes for wonderful holidays and the upcoming year. – Your friend in Blog, CC.