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“The Entomologist’s Notebooks”

by Vanessa Haley

I don’t know how it got started, collecting insects
as a child, perhaps, and keeping them in jars
on my shelves: a giant water bug from a boyhood
tranquil pond; the cicada that kept me awake
the summer I was ten, with its incessant song . . .

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