Death Of A Cricket

 

 
Sweeping out the garage
I find a dead
Cricket
body parts in a corner
 
so sad to see
anything dead
but a cricket?
such a harmless one
 
it was surprising
to say the least
one always thinks of crickets
as happy
 
their chirp
a sound of joy
and peacefulness
good vibrations
 
finding it in the dark recess
was foreboding
we are now without good fortune
and good cheer
 
both its luck and ours
ran out.
 
 
 

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