From whence arrived the praying mantis?
From outer space, or lost Atlantis?
glimpse the grin, green metal mug
at masks the pseudo-saintly bug,
Orthopterous, also carnivorous,
And faintly whisper, Lord deliver us.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Ogden Nash's poem The Praying Mantis

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  1. miraj says:

    I LOVE praying mantis!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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