Stories tagged cicadas

Invasion

10321032 views1111 comments33 favs

That summer crawled with them, insects of every denomination: cicadas caught by the cat, wingless, came to rest in the roots of the garden we planted; sudden swarms of dragonflies...

Spin-the-bottle

348348 views6464 comments2222 favs

"You two have to kiss now!"

Internet Hole (an excerpt from Psychopomp)

688688 views11 comment11 fav

Seventeen-year cicadas are the sometimes-singers that surprise spring with the ugliest mouths of all.

The Cicada's Complaint

288288 views1111 comments99 favs

Shiva and Zeus convene a focus group. “It wouldn’t work,” the panel votes. “Those leaf eaters would strip the trees and crops if we let them come back every year.” “That’s true,” Jehovah reasons. “Remember that plague of locusts I sent down?”