O Anna Niemus


Ode To Cockroaches - Poem by O Anna Niemus

Have you seen a cockroach's face
as he turns potato chips.. into lace

as he, guru of simplicity
survives on the glue in bookbinding

God's garbage men and women
removing waste

gentle.. not
stinging like bees
or biting like mosquitoes

hiding at night from
the crushing tread or
slamming fist

Are God's strongest smartest
creatures His most despised?


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 28, 2008

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 28, 2008


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