"Lecithin's Tale of a DNA Experiment That Went Horribly Awry" as written by and Kevin Barnes....
Here I sit planted in the mud, a mushroom of melted molecules. Where language has been reduced, we can only use abbreviations. Skjlb hjkgdfn uji AhFGsd uWiaAn. Here comes the pony, that one, the Tony. There were flaws in the experiment - I'll tell you about it if you're interested to know. It was creepy the way they hovered above and swooped down on the children. Their mouths agape, exposing fangs of fire. Run, children, run

The three-legged hyena cicadas migrated to the small northern sea port village called Durschfuch. The horrible insects congregated above the Durschfuch elementary school and would spend an indecent amount of time circling the playground. The citizens of the village were very alarmed by these new visitors, but since they were a God-fearing community and were not allowed to bring any harm to any of God's creations, they had to pretend to ignore the large grotesque arthropods and continue on with their lives as if there weren't any menacing predators swooping over their offspring. In time the hyena cicadas became hungry and this in when the real terror ensued. As I stated earlier, the adults of the village thought the best course of action was to pretend the insects didn't exist and continued to send the children out to the playground for recess. Every day the same thing occurred: the children would stand apprehensively at the threshold of the front gate until the teachers ordered them outside to "play", then the children would run terrified towards the shelter of the banyan trees that formed an oval around the perimeter of the school yard. There they would spend the duration of recess huddling together under the trees, shaking with fear. For the first few weeks the children managed each day to narrowly cheat death by hiding below the trees. Eventually the hyena cicadas became mad with hunger and resolved to become more aggressive in their attempt to eat the children. One of the more intelligent cicadas, who happened to be the most famished of all of them, had the idea that some of the flock should hide among the foliage of the banyan trees while the others swooped over the children as usual. Then when all of the children were in their normal positions under the trees, the hyena cicadas hiding in the branches would descend upon them and kill them. After that all of the flock could gather under the trees for a delicious feast. His plan worked perfectly and the adults of the village watched helplessly as the hyena cicadas ravenously devoured their beloved young ones.

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    General CommentRRRRRUN CHILDREN, RUN!
    perintasticon July 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIsnt Lecithen a nickname or whatever for David Barnes (kevin's brother)?
    Siahon March 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song makes me incredibly sad. I cried the first time I listened to it.
    2wenty6ixon September 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about children being eaten by the hyena cicadas.

    What I really think its about is something to do with religion, maybe that people are fearing God more than they should. (the fact that the parents let their children be eaten because they didnt want to anger God by destroying his creations)
    wobo woboon August 24, 2008   Link

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