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Once again besieged by fruit flies

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Pestiferous infestation quite
argh apartment unit b44

plagued with plight

analogously linkedin to phenomena
experienced within outer limits

of the twilight zone

dark shadows akin to edge of night

opportunistic nuisance might
necessitate exterminator


as occurred ofttimes before
when writing, living, breathing,

et cetera space affected
by massive infestation of
Drosophila melanogaster light
(scientific name as same itty bitty
winged flitting nuisance ignite
mentioned in title) besieged,
inundated, and thickly swarmed


dost primp and pretty
fie themselves (to
attract a witty
mate) during their
40 to 50 days city,
or suburban life
cycle long enough
to qualify for this
quickly written ditty

seemingly overnight
a bajillion biz zee


buzzing adults each
about 1/8 inch long
not to be confused
and bigger than no see hmms -
the latter officially called
Ceratopogonidae,
no see ums,
also known as biting midges,
sandflies, punkies and sand gnats,
are small flies usually between
one and three millimeters long.

They're known to feed
on the blood of humans and animals,
leaving itchy, uncomfortable
bite marks on the skin.


Back to the former insects,

whose webbed, wide world
seen thru at least one
unusual red eye,
which compound eye
of the fruit fly
contains 760 unit
eyes or ommatidia, well nigh
hapt tubby one of the most
advanced among insects,
where Google search
for home remedies aye


didst find to exterminate
these teeny weeny pests,
plus informational pursuit my
instantaneous curiosity yielded
above mentioned esoteric tidbits,
sans accidentally discovered

visa vis helpful good riddance
material of household ingredients
restraining me to breathe sigh
of dollop, and hope to try

one or more solutions,
which informed me,
an amateur entomologist -
 

listed forthright as:
1.Create a trap by mixing
apple cider vinegar
with a few drops of dish soap.
2. Another homemade trap is to
pour leftover red wine into a jar.
3. Mash up banana slices in a jar, and
cover top with a plastic wrap.
4. Pour bleach solution
into bathroom sink.

 

A last ditch effort involves

housing liberal population of bats,
they for heaven's sakes might invite hellcats,

nevertheless both creatures more acceptable

and less indistinguishable

from conservative bureaucrats.

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