18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Backyard Bug

The sound of the cicadas seemed louder this summer. I welcomed their plaintive cries, and this one fell from the trees and landed on my driveway. The green really stood out against the gray gravel. Too bad they have such a short lifespan.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2020
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Photo Location: York, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: iPhone X
Copyright: © Lee Ann Clark