Issue 187, Winter 2008
The Walking Stick Insect
|of South America often loses an antenna or leg—but
always grows a new appendage. Often nature makes a
mistake and a new antenna grows where the leg was lost.
reduced to antennae
with which they
pick their way
This poem and others featured in The Paris Review are out now in the collection The Jam Jar Lifeboat and Other Novelties Exposed from Red Berry Editions.