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Day 29 NaPoWriMo - Eusocial

Apparently one sijo about naked mole-rats wasn’t enough for me.

Thanks for the prompt NaPoWriMo! Thank you Taylor!


"If you’ve been paying attention to pop-music news over the past couple of weeks, you may know that Taylor Swift has released a new double album titled “The Tortured Poets Department.” In recognition of this occasion, Merriam-Webster put together a list of ten words from Taylor Swift songs. We hope you don’t find this too torturous yourself, but we’d like to challenge you to select one these words and write a poem that uses the word as its title."

[From Taylor: macchiavellian, altruistic, and incandescent.]

Eusocial: Machiavellian, Altruistic or Colonial?

Efficient for one fecund female to cover reproduction.

She wins the genetic replication lottery.

Body distended beyond incandescence. Why is she called queen?



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