cicada
skinny come out of the ground every 17 years live for about a day then die. i found one in the river today but its wing was all ed up so i threw it back in. 040529
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minnesota_chris we don't have them in Minnesota. I've heard they're just ridiculous on the East Coast. 040530
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mood ring they arent tooooo bad in dc, but theyre all over the ground.
my sister is deathly afraid of them, so much that she had to throw a piece of mail over one near her door so that she could enter her house.
yesterday my mom was trying to adjust her tag which had been scratching her back, when it started humming and moving. a cicada had been catching a ride on her hood.
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i am soooooo not wearing a hoodie for the whole rest of the summer...
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falling_alone we were at DC last weekend, at a gas station and they were everywhere! i live near philly and that was one of the first times i've seen them that close. i usually only hear the little buggers.

we also saw a few floatin' down the potomac while in the dragon boat.
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pete they make me smile 040531
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shine silly little bugs i miss.

i want to have a picnic
i want to hear their songs

i'll miss them when they're gone.
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nib tick-tocks

...inspire childhood memories to make me smile and cringe at once.
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Casey Casey
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Acronyms
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minnesota_chris there was a gourmet restaurant that was going to serve them pan fried. They decided not to, however. 040603
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naive artist If something only happens every seventeen years, does that make it special? More special than something that happens every year? Is it the fact that it happens every seventeen years, or the fact that it always happens eery seventeen years? 040617
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mood ring the fact is that they covered the area 040617
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pete one of many ways to tell the temperature with out checking the thermometre 050725
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