Mr. Mantis

November 8, 2011
By skctrent SILVER, Smithton, Missouri
skctrent SILVER, Smithton, Missouri
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What you doin’?
He looked at me
I looked back and replied
You’re so pretty
I’m going to take a picture of you.
No you’re not he implied
And he backed away instead
Of posing for me like I wanted him to
I moved and I moved
Until I got the right spot
To take a good picture without being caught
He kept moving away with that expression on his face
Like what you doin’?
I eventually got what I wanted
Needless to say without cooperation
He acted like I was taking over his nation!
That crazy look never left his face
I was stuck with the thought
What you doin’?

The author's comments:
This is about a Praying Mantis that I took a picture of and the expression on his face was priceless. He really didn't want me to take his picture, I don't think.

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