|Zombie Bug • Digitally colored pen and ink|
The bug you squished is back once more.
He's standing right inside your door.
Just one antenna did he lose,
and from his side drips greenish ooze.
With legs reduced to only three,
he takes each step quite carefully.
But, soon he'll sit upon your head
as you lay snoozing in your bed.
The Unsquished ©2012 Teresa Rodriguez
'Tis the season for spooks and creeps. The above illustration pays homage to the unfortunate victims of swatters, rolled up magazines and well-aimed toxins. We've all dealt with the fly that wouldn't die. Did he have friends? Or, did he just...change into something else?
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