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     The locusts invades are expected to happen from time to time . They fly high in huge groups covering the horizon and as they land they don't what they will get have or confront . It is taking a risk of falling on the unknown
Some might land on a green leaves , others on a yellow ones or been endvoured by a hungery bird peak .
               Women are like these miserable locusts they don't know what they will get.
My grandmother used to say it over and over. A locust might eat fully or be eaten .
Locusts keep falling from the sky toward their unknown destiny. The unknown never stop them and the environmental cycle will continue . I have seen locusts invasion two times in my life one was when I was 8 years old . At that time running after a locusts was a great fun for me and the other was afters years . I saw locusts last year summer and it was nothing for me . Since I don't have a field or a farm .
    But still the words of my grandmother resonating in my ears , when she connect between the concept of good and bad luck to a locusts fall .
I think I have had experienced them both .
I am a locusts looking for a green leaves looking for life to continue its cycle

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  • This group (locust) later on visited Pakistan (Karachi) and did the same damage.

  • Hi dear Rosemary! 

    Happy to see your writing. Again unique topic as i alwaya say. I completely agree with your grandmother's words. Metaphorical use of locust to luck of a person. Indeed it implies to every person in my opinion. The future is always unknown it might bring a good luck or throw u in the gloom of bad times. The only thing we can do is to hope for the best. :) 

    Thanks for sharing this blog. Enjoyed reading it. 

    I have never witnessed locusts in such huge quantity. 

    •   Hi dear Snr :) 

            I am so happy to see your point of view on my topic here  :) 

            In my part of the world we see locusts invasions   . I was eight when I first saw them and 39 when I meet them for the second time last summer  . 

             Have a nice time my friend  :) 

  • F*ck ugly locusts. You can be a butterfly!

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  • you make me google Locust Rosemary... hehe  i learning new words and meaning today... 

    •     I am glad you did so :) have a nice day 

  • Dear Rosemary.
    The saying there is always something good in the bad, as your grandmother's words suggest, would be too easy, even if it seems that there is some truth in it.
    It sounds powerless when we talk about women in this context.

    Believe me, women are not like these locusts. If they were like them, they would have power over their fate, because they would have an advantage over society.

    The uncertainty and fear of the next attack would make those societies, where women are not as honored and valued as men, more humble, thoughtful, and grateful.

    Excuse please that kind of polemic in my comment. I know there is a big difference between women in societies like mine and yours. I can only guess how it is, that's why I don't judge but encourage.

    Be couraged and hopeful, dear Rosemary. The time changes often faster than we think.

    I wish you good luck with your farm (without locusts attacks), and for you personally, all the best.
    Speaking like a locust: "Plan the next attack. Be the one who eats without to be eaten."

     

    •    :)  thanks  Rose 

  • As if luck always  carried by wind to any where .But those who  were lucky theire fortune leadS  them to  gardens full  of flowers .I hope your  hope distination bey 

    nice places

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