Ants, Fleas, Worms And Bees



There must be ten trillion ants at thresholds to annoy.
Each one has a job to do in the grating convoy.

There must be ten trillion fleas at barnyards to molest.
Each one has a job to do in the irksome unrest.

There must be ten trillion flies at picnics to incense.
Each one has a job to do in the galling offence.

There must be ten trillion ticks at fauna to be-leech.
Each one has a job to do in the ruthless outreach.

There must be ten trillion worms at thickets to infest.
Each one has a job to do in the nasty contest.

There must be ten trillion mites at mantles to abrade.
Each one has a job to do in the vector crusade.

There must be ten trillion bees at gardens to enrage.
Each one has a job to do in the testy rampage.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AA BB CC DD BB BX EE
Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 713
Words 147
Stanzas 7
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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