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For the Cicadas by blinddayze For the Cicadas by blinddayze
Photograph i'd taken last year when i went back home [Mizoram]. In Mizo we call the Cicada "Thereng". So it's the wing of a dead Mizo Thereng :-) ... and just so happens that one fine day my blogger friend Feddabonn posts this...what i call a discreetly morbid poem...on his blog..

For the Cicadas.

what then, are the sounds
of this city?

is it the gentle tap-tap-tap of a million keyboards
(writing shakespeare, no doubt)
or the deep bass rumble of the chimneys
in a thousand asian takeaways?

maybe the laughter that stumbles drunkenly out of the cafés
to swing, stagger and CRASH!
at our (suitably) jandal-ed feet
or the plainitive wail of a car alarm
being industriously ignored?

what then, are the sounds
of this city?

for the cicadas, at least here,
are dead.

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DeMeter4 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lovely...
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blinddayze Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010
have you tried Thereng Fry? it's tasty :D
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DeMeter4 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
noo..I remember in hostel my dorm-mate would roast them and eat.. heehee..
[twas long time back]..tui viau ami?
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blinddayze Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010
ka la ei bik lo :D
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Mami02 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2010
Tasty te i ti vel bok si a... he he he :D
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DeMeter4 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
if you were offered..would you try it?
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Mami02 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010
Kei pawh vawi engemawzah thereng te hian min tibuai [link]
But I don't hate them. Lung an tileng reuh :lol:
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blinddayze Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010
nia thereng "hram"?? ri hriat tur pawh tah chuan a awm lo.. lung an tileng..
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