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Upon the insect armour, in the growing light of dawn, was a perfect sphere of water that looked for all the world like our Earth.

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You know what they say, all you need is beetles... and bees... and insects... yup...

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The insect climbed the grass with serene ease; it was every happy summer memory of long ago lazy days on summer grass.

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The insect was summer-berry red with legs as bright as hard-boiled candy.

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The doctor peered gravely at Mr Insect; the toxins in his tiny body were causing significant harm.

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To the applause of the fluttering foliage, the bees visited every bloom.

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The insect walked lightly over the soil making neither footprint nor sound; yet simply heading home with the food she had found.

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The insect visited the larder nature had so kindly provided, collecting aphids with diligent joy.

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Three pairs of feet made their way over the leaf, the shiny exoskeleton reflecting the sunny rays.

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A beetle made its way over Ned's shoe as if it had been to salsa classes and was still dreaming of the beat.

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'They have a mass of nerves in their head called a ganglion. Very primitive, yet very effective. And I've found a way of controlling this mass of nerves without using dangerous chemicals. I've found a way of sending messages to insects so I can tell them what to do.'

By angela, April 21, 2012.

Found in The Cockroach War, authored by Jonathan Harlen.

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Buzzed, hummed, droned, membranous wings, thinnest of filamentary legs, awakened insect movement of dusk.

By angela, March 3, 2012.