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Small Things That Scare Me

January 24, 2010

(The last in a series of one, or so I hope…)

Larval angel emerging from chrysalis?!?

From a discarded Christmas tree comes this… larval angel?

What sort of mind could portray that adorable little head and torso emerging from that nightmarish, translucent segmented abdomen—or is it a chrysalis?—and not notice that something was very wrong?

What sort of mind could see this insectile chimera in a store and want to take it home?

Okay, so now I kinda like it…

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Laura permalink
    January 29, 2010 1:51 am

    Awwww, she’s like a little cherubic glow worm…

    • January 29, 2010 10:28 pm

      Yeah, you’ll say it’s cute, until its momma comes along with her 8-foot barbed ovipositor…

  2. Laura permalink
    February 1, 2010 1:24 am

    Eeeeeuuuuwwwww! She’s definitely larval. What if that’s what happens to us when we die, we become larvae and maggots?!? Being food for larvae and maggots is creepy enough, but actually becoming a larval angel…hmm, er, fallen angel…excreted by an 8-foot barbed ovipositor? Gluhech!

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