The Ticks

Not gigan-tic.
Not roman-tic.
Not artis-tic.
Not majes-tic.
Not magne-tic.
Nor aesthe-tic.
Ticks are strictly parasi-tic.

Douglas Florian, “The Ticks” from Insectopedia. Copyright © 1998 by Douglas Florian. Reprinted with the permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Inc. This material may not be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the publisher.
Source: Insectlopedia (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998)
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