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On the Ingratitude of Insects

On the Ingratitude of Insects

Hey, there’s cricket shit
all over the fine haiku
I composed last night!

—Tom Riley

1932: The King of the Crickets

The King of the Crickets from The Luck of the Bean-Rows, A Fairy-Tale for Lucky Children. My edition is an anonymous translation from the French of Charles Nodier, illustrated by Claud Lovat Fraser; undated but inscribed “December 25, 1932.”

Fundrive: Studying, and Eating, Insects

On Halloween night, Terra Informa went LIVE for our Fundrive episode and helped the station surpass its $105,000 fundraising goal! Thanks so much to our amazing donors! 115 more words


Cricket Song


Late afternoon, warm summer day, golden bright sun sliding westward toward the ridge across the creek. The air is calm, trees and birds are quiet, I am laying in the hammock, soaking up the last of the sunshine before evening, drowsy, content. 78 more words

Magic Moments

Zenku #485

Crickets trill the same

long-note song

telling shadow stories


One of the World's Best Restaurants Now Has Crickets on the Menu

John Chambers, former longtime CEO of Cisco, likes to call himself a growth and disruption guy. “I get market inflections,” he says. The latest inflection the tech veteran has his eye on? 578 more words


William Byron - the "Wicked Lord"

William Byron, 5th Baron Byron, also known as “the Wicked Lord” and “the Devil Byron”, was born on bonfire night (5 November) in 1722. 376 more words

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