Friday, January 11, 2013

cicada


1. 
nymph
tunnel
from the
underworld
split the skin
of the child
you were
discard yourself
brown
burrowing
subterranean
emerge
from husk
into flight
does it matter
that transformation
brings you
closer to death
you have
earthsong
ringing
through your chest

2. 
false ambertail
true ambertail
treetop ticker
golden emperor
greengrocer
floury baker
kettledrum
cherrynose
yellow monday
black friday
tree creeper
spotted wattle
grass faerie
bunyip
wallum sedge-clicker
broad wing scrub-clicker
spinifex rattler
small bottle
big bottle
marbled bottle
black buzzing bullet
ghost
bladder
false bladder

3.
tick
twang
pulse
hiss
rev
rattle
roll
drum
ding
click
clang
growl
whine
roar
scream

Names and sounds from this website

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