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With a few cars donning headlights, Gracie Gibbs slid on her sunglasses. It was a jaunt down the street to the local pet store and a lovely walk it would have been on a pre-summer’s eve; the soft air like liquid swallowing the sun, giving birth to moon beams filled with fluttering moths. 476 more words



“Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves, engage in child labor, exchange information ceaselessly. 105 more words


James Joyce returns with mates

My cricket, James Joyce

Has returned with mates

Signalling that autumn

Has barely begun

In the garden beds.

They’ll be up past midnight

At this rate, singing… 21 more words


Drinking bugs never tasted so good

Manitoba entrepreneur Alex Drysdale has created a protein supplement from crickets.

Click the link below to read the story in the Stonewall Teulon Tribune.

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good evening

The sky is humming,

A tone of reddish blue.

Hushed by the reaching,

Capillary of darkened bloom.

Answered by the singing,

Of a cricket’s gentle tune.


Returning Home to Vanuatu

Life has taken me in many directions over the past two months and I’ve needed a bit of time to process everything.  Hopefully the crickets haven’t been too distracting… 338 more words