I is for Insectophobia #atozchallenge

There once was a girl named Anna-Marie
Who feared all insects — ants, roaches and bees
A fly on her nose
Sent her screaming hoarse
Leading those around her to seek therapy

(c) Sanch @ Living my Imperfect LifeΒ 

Note: Insectophobia is the fear of insects

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***This has been written for the 2015 A to Z Challenge. My theme is the A to Z of Phobias. Entries are written in the form of a limerick. You can read my other entries here***

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  1. Shantala

    April 10, 2015 at 4:29 am

    I am pretty sure I have this one. Nicely done, Sanch. πŸ˜›
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  2. Eli

    April 10, 2015 at 7:44 am

    Hahah – great one. I for sure have cockroachfobia … for sure….
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  3. Vinodini Iyer

    April 10, 2015 at 11:51 am

    There are so many Anna-Maries around us with their classic insectophobias! Lucky me, I’m not so bad with them. Its the lizards that give me the creeps!
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  4. Lillian Csernica

    April 10, 2015 at 2:45 pm

    Not fond of spiders. Even less thrilled by stinging insects.
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  5. elly stornebrink

    April 10, 2015 at 3:38 pm

    haha Cute limerick Sanch! πŸ˜‰ There are some insects I do not care for, though I do not suffer from this as a whole. πŸ˜‰ <3
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  6. Rhonda Albom

    April 10, 2015 at 6:21 pm

    Maybe she should be the one to seek therapy. Another great work and poem. Fun AtoZ theme.
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  7. Hemant

    April 10, 2015 at 8:46 pm

    I can relate to it….I’ve seen some of my friends (boys & girls both) achieving great feet’s, one of them had done all the possible adventurous tasks in the world but when it comes to cockroach…she can’t take it πŸ™‚

    I too have spiderophobia πŸ˜›

  8. Suzy

    April 10, 2015 at 8:55 pm

    Some insects are so creepy. I can empathise with Anna Marie.
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  9. Rajlakshmi

    April 10, 2015 at 9:40 pm

    hahaha ROFL πŸ˜€ thankfully I am quite immune to this phobia πŸ˜€
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  10. Megan Morgan

    April 10, 2015 at 11:25 pm

    Do I ever have this one. If it crawls, I’m going to be running screaming from it! (Babies excluded, of course.)
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  11. Prasanna

    April 10, 2015 at 11:27 pm

    I don’t have fear of all insects just cockroaches. I hate them especially the flying one’s πŸ™‚

  12. Swathi Shenoy

    April 10, 2015 at 11:50 pm

    I have more like cockroachophobia πŸ˜› A look at it and I will start screaming at the top of my voice πŸ˜›
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  13. Sue Kuentz

    April 11, 2015 at 12:45 am

    hahaha- watch out for those terrrrrifing insects! Love your limericks. Your poem reminded me of an urban legend called “Spiders in the hairdo.” – great tale! Sue currently posted: I is for Issun Boshi. Every Hero Has a Story

  14. Shalini

    April 11, 2015 at 2:39 am

    Woops! πŸ™‚ I’m scared of lizards and cockroaches, I can scream so loud that your ears will bleed! Good one, Sanch!
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  15. Parul

    April 11, 2015 at 3:44 am

    When I was growing up, I was scared of a lot of insects.. Now I am scared of another lot of insects. Their type keeps changing but the fear doesn’t go πŸ˜€
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  16. Debbie D.

    April 11, 2015 at 3:52 am

    I definitely have this! Ants, gnats and houseflies don’t bother me that much, but everything else sends me screaming out of the area! πŸ˜›

  17. emilia m.

    April 11, 2015 at 7:17 am

    πŸ˜€ now that’s fun way of putting that πŸ˜€

  18. Eloquent Mind

    April 11, 2015 at 11:37 am

    I do have this phobia but more particularly for cockroaches πŸ˜›
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  19. SaraAllie

    April 11, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    Oh dear, I have this fear so bad .. It’s just not officially diagnosed πŸ˜€
    Great post!

  20. Shilpa Garg

    April 12, 2015 at 4:03 am

    LOL πŸ˜€ Cockroaches scare me, I am ok with rest of the insects though πŸ˜€
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  21. Shailaja

    April 12, 2015 at 4:10 am

    Such a delight to read! Although, to be fair, I may have more in common with her than those around her πŸ˜‰
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  22. Obsessivemom

    April 12, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    Ha ha ha – my son is enjoying your limericks as much as I.
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  23. Kaddu

    April 12, 2015 at 6:31 pm

    “Leading those around her to seek therapy”???
    Unbelievable!
    I am scared of flying insects, by the way. πŸ˜›
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  24. Monica Deshpande

    April 21, 2015 at 6:11 am

    I don’t mind insects as much as I loathe lizards. Is there a word for that? πŸ™‚
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