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T is for Tongue-eating louse #AtoZChallenge — 8 Comments

  1. I think I’ve heard of this thing. I think I used to have nightmares about it when I was in middle school. (Checking in from the A to Z Challenge)

    • My teachers often asked me if the cat had taken my tongue, but never a specialist louse!
      Thanks for visiting.

  2. Nice limerick


  3. Yet another reason not to poke your tongue out. What an amazing horrible, horrible, horrible thing! How did Nature evolve such a creature? Yuk! And I thought your poem was terrific!

    • Thanks, Bruce. What amazes ma about it is the timing of gender selection, and the fact that the ‘host’ fish uses the louse as if it were its own tongue!

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