"Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May" is a poem by Robert Herrick. This poem portrays our existence on earth, and that people age as life goes on, and everything becomes boundless. Herrick here urges people to take advantage of youth and energy while they may! The poem is in the genre of carpe diem, to seize the day.
Thursday, May 1, 2008
Memoirs of a Khunfisana - Episode 1
Any resemblance to existing persons in our story is purely coincidental.
Submitted by SULI
On a warm sunny day, such as today, Zlaikhah was sitting under the palm tree that grew near her drain with Mmimmi talking about love.....
"I dont know, Mmimmi," Zlaikhah said, "everytime i try to wink or flirt with him, isaak doesnt react. Do you think there's another khunfisana he's seeing?"
Mmimmi laughed at the thought, "tee hee hee", she said, "are you serious? you are the fairest khunfisana of them all. no other khunfisana has an exoskeleton as shiny as yours, or antennas as well kept. why, i could even see my reflection on your ass.tee hee"
Zlaikhah broke a little smile, revealing her well manicured mandibles, "you think so? that is so sweet of you...i needed that little ego boost, but seriously, Isaak is so unresponsive. what do you think it could be?"
"well," replied Mmimmi, "you know how philosophical he is. he spends too much time dreaming and thinking and not enough paying attention to things around him. but its no excuse...he should realize what a prize he has in front of him"
Zlaikhah turned her head away from Mmimmi and towards the rising sun, and let a light breeze caressed her face, "i know who to blame for this...", she said as her eyes filled with tears...
Picture above from flickr.