#50preciouswords Challenge: Beetle Small Talk

Vivian Kirkfield hosts a children’s story writing challenge each year. The idea is to come up with a story in 50 words or less.

Of course I thought of insects.


Beetle Small Talk

By Roberta Gibson

A lightning bug is a beetle,
Flying in the night.
No worries about getting lost
It carries a flash light.

Gently touch a milkweed beetle,
It will give a squeak.
Bet you didn’t know an insect
So very small could speak.




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