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Apr 06, 2021 | ISBN 9781101908266

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Table Of Contents

INSECTARIUM
ELIZABETH BISHOP Sleeping on the Ceiling
DAVID BUDBILL Bugs in a Bowl
JOHN CLARE Insects
HARRYETTE MULLEN From Urban Tumbleweed
ELISE PASCHEN Miss Spider’s Guests
WILLIAM ROSCOE The Butterfly’s Ball and the Grasshopper’s Feast
ARTHUR SZE Windows and Mirrors
IVAN TURGENEV The Insect
 
WORKERS
KURT BROWN Bombing the Swarm
XI CHUAN The Ant’s Plunder
CAROL ANN DUFFY Virgil’s Bees
PAUL VALÉRY The Bee
RALPH WALDO EMERSON The HumbleBee
NICK FLYNN Workers (Attendants)
ROSS GAY Ode to the Beekeeper
JANE HIRSHFIELD Like an Ant Carrying Her Bits of Leaf or Sand
EDWARD LEAR “There was an Old Man in a tree”
JOSEPH O. LEGASPI Ants
MARK PAJAK Still Life
MAY SWENSON A Couple
JEAN TOOMER Beehive
CHARLES TENNYSON TURNER Eros and the Bee
ABIGAIL WENDER Fable
JAMES WRIGHT The First Days
 
SINGERS
MARILYN CHIN The Cricket
PHILIP FRENEAU To a CatyDid
RIGOBERTO GONZÁLEZ Cicadas
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES To an Insect
LEIGH HUNT To the Grasshopper and the Cricket
KOBAYASHI ISSA Haiku
JOHN KEATS On the Grasshopper and Cricket
JULIET S. KONO “Their caps blown off ”
VACHEL LINDSAY Crickets on a Strike
MELEAGER To the Cicada
THOMAS MOORE Odes of Anacreon: Ode XXXIV
JAMES TATE Cricket Cricket
CELIA THAXTER Foreboding
RICHARD WILBUR Cicadas
 
SPARKLERS AND SWOOPERS
FIONA BENSON Blue Ghost Firefly
LOUISE BOGAN The Dragonfly
OJIBWE Chant to the FireFly
W. H. DAVIES The Dragonfly
VICTOR HUGO The Dragonfly
STANLEY KUNITZ The Dragonfly
ILYSE KUSNETZ Bleach
D. H. LAWRENCE Fireflies in the Corn
ANDREW MARVELL The Mower to the Glow-Worms
HOWARD NEMEROV The Dragonfly
FRANK ORMSBY Fireflies
LEE SLONIMSKY Dragonflies in Love
TU FU Watching Fireflies
 
GLIDERS
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE The Butterfly
LINDA HOGAN Season of the Butterflies
GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS “All as that moth”
RANJIT HOSKOTE Moth
DORA MALECH Little Offer
EDWIN MARKHAM The Night Moths
SHARON OLDS Monarchs
MARY OLIVER Great Moth Comes from His Papery Cage
CARL PHILLIPS Luna Moth
FREDERICK SEIDEL White Butterflies
JANE SHORE A Luna Moth
PAGE HILL STARZINGER Coronal
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH To a Butterfly
 
LEAPERS
E. E. CUMMINGS rpophessagr
ELLA DUFFY Mantis
KIMIKO HAHN Reckless Sonnet #2
YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA The Seventeen-Year Locust
RICHARD LOVELACE The Grasshopper
JAMES MERRRILL The Locusts
RAJIV MOHABIR Cryptic Mimicry
OGDEN NASH The Praying Mantis
MANOHAR SHETTY Praying Mantis
ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON The Grasshopper
 
WEAVERS
ROSE TERRY COOKE Arachne
WILLIAM EMPSON Arachne
CAROL FROST Web-Making
EMILY DICKINSON “A Spider sewed at Night”
ROBERT FROST Design
WELDON KEES What the Spider Heard
VACHEL LINDSAY The Spider and the Ghost of the Fly
ROBERT LOWELL Mr. Edwards and the Spider
MARY RUEFLE Spider
TOM SLEIGH In Which a Spider Weaves a Web on My Computer Screen
GERALD STERN Spider
WALT WHITMAN A Noiseless Patient Spider
RICHARD WRIGHT Haiku
 
CRAWLERS
CHARLES BUKOWSKI Cockroach
NINA CASSIAN The Caterpillar
TOI DERRICOTTE New Orleans Palmetto Bug
CORNELIUS EADY The Roach
DIANE FAHEY Cockroach
ROBERT GRAVES The Caterpillar
LINDA GREGG The Grub
FADY JOUDAH The Very Hungry Caterpillar
MIHAELA MOSCALIUC Centipede
CHRISTINA ROSSETTI The Caterpillar
MURIEL RUKEYSER St. Roach
ROBERT W. SERVICE Death of a Cockroach
ANNE SEXTON Cockroach
CHARLES SIMIC Cockroach
MICHAEL WATERS Lord Cockroach
 
STINGERS, BITERS, AND SUCKERS
DAVID BAKER Mosquitoes
JILL BIALOSKY By the Pool
JOHN DONNE The Flea
RICHARD EBERHART Gnat on My Paper
PABLO NERUDA “Fleas interest me so much”
AIMEE NEZHUKUMATATHIL Mosquitoes
JOSÉ EMILIO PACHECO Mosquitoes
MICHAEL SCHMIDT Wasps’ Nest
WILLIAM SHARP The Wasp
MONICA SOK Ask the Locals
EDWARD TAYLOR Upon a Wasp Child With Cold
BRIAN TURNER Aedes Aegypti
KEVIN YOUNG Sweet Blood
 
PESTS
ELLEN BASS Flies
GABRIELLE BATES Fruit Flies
WILLIAM BLAKE The Fly
FABIÁN CASAS The Horsefly
IMTIAZ DHARKER The Host
WALTER DE LA MARE The Fly
EMILY DICKINSON “I heard a Fly buzz – when I died—”
ARACELIS GIRMAY luam & the flies
TERRANCE HAYES American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin
ROBERT HERSHON Restless in Spring
TED HUGHES Buzz in the Window
ANN INOSHITA Feva
GALWAY KINNELL The Fly
ANTONIO MACHADO Flies
THOMAS MACKELLAR To a Troublesome Fly
W. S. MERWIN The Rose Beetle
PAUL MULDOON Clegs and Midges
WILLIAM OLDYS On a Fly Drinking Out of His Cup
ALICE OSWALD Flies
YANG WANLI Cold Fly
 

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