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55 - Insect

I was there when the strange winged creature landed. I wasn't sure what to think. A few curious people wandered over and we speculated. We weren't afraid of the monster, but maybe we should have been, since the odd being's presence led to an invasion of art-seekers, followed by that even more noxious species: tourists.

Note: This work of art was observed in Terlingua.

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Margaret said...

artists - ha ha They are a fun bunch. It's those tourists that can get a bit pushy :) Hope to see you on Tuesdays!

March 27, 2014 at 10:27 PM
G-Man said...

The biggest plague of all.
Ann Pino...Loved your buggy 55
You have been Rock Steady about 55's every week and I really appreciated your fantastic efforts.
Please don't stop on my account
I'm not stopping writing 55's, just Hosting. Thanks for playing
Have a Kick Ass Week=End

March 27, 2014 at 10:40 PM
izzy said...

Plague indeed! Good one- select choices. Not that I have a desire to reproduce a bug in metal scrap- but I enjoy the man from Florida who did lifesize tourists and plunked them all around park benches, etc. !

March 28, 2014 at 8:53 AM
Alice Audrey said...

The tourists really do feel like locusts sometimes. They come, they eat, they take a bunch of pictures, then it's time for the next batch.

March 28, 2014 at 10:02 AM
Yvonne Osborne said...

I imagine that to the native, a tourist is the peskiest creature of all. Now artists, I can deal with.

March 28, 2014 at 1:23 PM
brudberg said...

For some reason I had a vision of insects and tourists mixing.. like some weird mixture of Miami Vice and Metamorphosis... maybe I should drink less rhum on fridays...

March 28, 2014 at 4:49 PM
Jae Rose said...

Tourist can certainly descend and ruin the peace..like a plague of locusts!

April 21, 2014 at 5:54 AM

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