I know, I know, they put it in the window because the cicada is the quintessential symbol of Japanese summer, but even prettying it up with pinkness and flowers does not disguise the fact that it’s a gigantic BUG.
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3 thoughts on “Would You Like A Giant Bug With Your Coffee?”
Oh it’s beautiful Jonelle! You should find out where they got there giant semi 🙂
Ug, I can’t spell and apparently it is very difficult to edit your own comments. Sumimasen!
I’ll ask where they got it and buy one for you as an appropriately-themed graduation present! I’d get you a porcelain worm, but they probably aren’t mentioned in quite enough haiku to warrant enshrining in clay.