The Moth and Me #10 – Down to the letter

A is for April, and new moths each day;
B is for busy, that keeps us away;
C is for common, but colourful, too;
D is for dozens, old friends and new;
E is for empty, hatched out last night;
F is for flashy, in black, orange and white;
G is for green-eyed, a harlequin show;
H is for headless, face curled below;
I is for interest, look closer at these;
J is for joyful, it’s now E.S.T.;
K is for knowledge for folks in UK;
L is for locals, don’t wait long, do they?
M is for moth club, each week in the park;
N is for new moths that fly in the dark;
O is for outfit with gear that you need;
P is for publish, great words we can read;
Q is for quakers, and others besides;
R is for rain moths, of startling size;
S is for surveys (go out and have fun!);
T is for toxic, enjoying the sun;
U is for under the stars with hot toddies;
V is for velvety fur-thickened bodies;
W is for welcome, a chance to say hi;
X is for xenos, for strangers dropped by;
Y is for yawning – that’s all for tonight;
Z is for zillion more moths yet to sight.

The next The Moth and Me will be hosted by Ted at Beetles in the Bushsend him your posts by May 13th for inclusion in the next edition!

And don’t forget to join in on May 15th for National Moth Night. If you’re in the UK, submit your results to the official National Moth Night database. And though the rest of us can’t submit our results, we can still go out and see what we get! Perhaps invite a few friends over, or spend time with the kids – marvel over the incredible diversity (May is a great time for moths) but most of all, have fun!

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Author: Seabrooke

Author of Peterson Field Guide to Moths. Writer of action/thriller SF/F YA. Story junkie. Nature nut. Tea addict. Staffperson to five fourleggeds. Finding happiness in the little things. Twitter: @SeabrookeN / @SeabrookeLeckie

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