Unwanted Guests

BY Ellen-Jo Emerson
Posted 7/24/19

Every springI sprayI prayI swatand stompSwab orVacuumBut they are relentlessCamel cricket scoutsPlatoons of antsLoathsome spidersTrying to spin their homesBut, oh joyful blessing,The occasional …

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Unwanted Guests

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Every spring
I spray
I pray
I swat
and stomp
Swab or
Vacuum
But they are relentless
Camel cricket scouts
Platoons of ants
Loathsome spiders
Trying to spin their homes
But, oh joyful blessing,
The occasional ladybug
That I gently escort outside
She makes all the difference.

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