Why Fly?

Why is the fly so bothersome,zooming from a corner of the roomto land upon the kitchen worktop,buzzing – will it ever stop?Why does a fly have no etiquette,using my sandwich as a toilet,spreading diseases everywhere?Why, fly, don’t you carethat most humans think you’re a dirty pest,they squash you flat and make a mess,while I gently […]

House Fly

broken windowpane house fly buzzes in the breeze caught in a web Kim M. Russell, 3rd September 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1756 Fly For Carpe Diem’s 7th anniversary month we are celebrating small things in nature, and today we are inspired by Issa to write haiku about flies: don’t be mean to that […]