Sunday, December 18, 2011

Mumbai Mosquitoes - December 19, 2011

Mumbai Mosquitoes

They seem to be unending,
These soaring hoardes on high,
Dive bombing innocent victims,
Like warring samurai.

I try to circumvent them,
With pharmacy and such,
But the nasty little buggers,
Like foreign flesh too much.

Especially in the shower,
They seem to make a pass,
They seem to concentrate, it seems,
On my expanse of a@%*!

You may think I have the measles,
I know I look a sight,
A legion of those critters
Had their way with me last night.

While they are irritating,
I take it all in stride,
With my daily doxycycline,
And the CDC, my guide!

Carmen Henesy

Copyright (c) December 2011 by Carmen Henesy 
All rights reserved. 


  1. Agree, foreigners preferred. Was attacked mercilessly too!

  2. This is the one that brings malaria, ekkkk!!

    MYM & BM

  3. Anonymous2:57 PM

    :) what an adventure - difficult during summer over here as well. patience and a long breath for you.

  4. Take good care of yourself, Carmen. :)

  5. I yiyi, not fun. I hope they bugs give you a break, Carmen.
    xo jj

  6. beautiful poem on Mumbai Mosquitoes
    hope you are enjoying Mumbai.

  7. Looks like you're intouch with us very frequently. It's nice to have the internet huh? How are you getting internet there anyways?

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