#Haiku (Double): Beast

Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis

Stout beast of the insect world

Preys on hummingbirds

Driven by hunger

Rapid reflexes, spiked arms

Agile deathly grip.



Linda Lee Lyberg

Author’s Note: To know more about how a praying mantis can attack a hummingbird, read here: Audobon.org

Photo Courtesy of: Tracy Villalobos


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