Played with a couple of Charon-related poems today. Big O pleading with Charon (& then from C’s POV). The one I found myself finishing was Dialogue poem as he connives a way to cross the Styx.
This excerpt is the last lines of the poem.
Day 10 – TIL about cicadaian mating calls
buggy love buzz
over-aroused (if a trifle confused)
female cicadas sometimes mistake
roaring power tools for mating
calls, occasionally even
swarming sweaty men
machoistically mowing lawns
— oh well, there’s one thing
i’ll be safe from at least