It's been buggin' me that I haven't bugged you to write about bugs -- bitty, big, bad, beautiful bugs. This is all about bugs (or the fact that this challenge bugs you).
During winter I have allowed grand daddy long legs and a few barn spiders to take refuge in my home. They, however, are becoming dominant and I do believe they think I'm the intruder. After this next storm, I will insist they leave.
We carefully let the little black beetle climb on our fly swatter, every night (no we do not smash him) and let him outside. I do try to smash the little spider with a red dot on it's belly. Some day I'll research them and figure out if they're related to the black widow.
Are worms bugs? Does the praying mantis actually pray? Am I bugging you yet?
I would love to read a great bug love story or poem.
How about a story about this one -- beautiful and lethal. As they say in commercials -- may cause death, which is usually not reversible.
Well, the bug's out of the bag and the can of worms has been turned over, so guess what this week's challenge is.
Keep in mind, this is a monitored group and there are only a couple of rules, which are:
Make sure you put this (WWE, 4/17/13,Bugs) in your title.
Be sure to tag it with WWE, Gather Writing Essentials, Bugs. Post to Gather Writing Essential.
I ask that you make your submission(s) by next Tuesday afternoon.
There is a limit of three submissions from each member per day. If you’re extremely prolific, spread out your work and post only three submissions per day.
Put this challenge statement at the beginning or end of your submission so readers will know what you’re supposed to do and won’t think you’re crazy.
Challenge: Write in any form you wish about bugs or what bugs you.
BELOW ARE RESPONSES TO PRIOR CHALLENGES - CHECK THEM OUT. Please let me know if I missed anyone's post and I'll get it linked for next week.
Of Ashyr and Isandel, by A.F. Stewart
I am begoogled, befuddled, beleaguered by nonsense, by Angela A.
Neologistic Hope, by Sheila Deeth
Dog-on-it, by Korak 257
From her perch, by Heather M.
BIGNIFICENT BARLEY BROTH, by David W.
Two Brothers, by Patrick M.
Haven, by diane j.