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Three Things: The Insect Edition

2013 December 9
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As the spiders and other creepy crawlies move indoors for the winter, let’s not allow the [insert opinion here: horror? fascinating migration? non-event?] go to waste. The next insect you see, set down that wad of toilet paper for a moment and pick up your pencil. At the very least, the little bugger deserves a eulogy, don’t you agree?



Daisy Tainton, Untitled, ca. 2012. Insect diorama.



Francesca Sundsten, Fly By, 2011. Oil on canvas. Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, Washington.



Salvador DalĂ­, The Ants (Las Hormigas), 1929. Gouache, ink and collage on thin plywood.


This week is Online Open Mic! We’re taking a break for the month of January, so this will be your last chance to submit your work-in-progress prose or poetry piece for two whole months!

Submit today and tomorrow, and get feedback from your fellow writers on Wednesday. Hop to it!