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'Soon, you will start to notice changes in your body... massive, horrifying changes.'
'I can change him!'
Michelle was the first in her class to pupate.
"Look! I still fit into my old caterpillar skin."
As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning he found himself transformed into a gigantic emoji.
"Will you still love me when I've metamorphosed into a hideous winge insect?"
Tags:caterpillar, caterpillars, butterfly, butterflies, metamorphosed, metamorphosis, metamorphoses, change, changed, aging, age, growing old together, growing old, changing appearances, love, relationship, relationships, long term relationship, long term relationships, insecure, insecurity, insecurities
"It's not 'Kafkaesque,' it's equal opportunity."
Tags:kafkaesque, franz kafka, author, authors, writer, writers, novel, novels, book, books, short story, short stories, novella, novellas, metamorphosis, gregor samsa, transformation, transformed, insect, insects, salesman, salesmen, sales, office, offices, equal opportunity, equal opportunities, recruitment policy, recruitment policies
"If you want a real metamorphosis, try lifting, bro."
Tags:weight lifter, weightlifter, weightlifters, weight-lifters, weight lifters, metamorphosis, metamorphoses, metamorphosing, gym, gyms, bodybuilder, bodybuilders, body-builders, body-builders, body-building, workout regime, transformation, transformations, transformed, moth, moths, butterfly, butterflies, insect, insects
"Notice anything different?"
Tags:husband, husbands, wife, wives, married life, neglect, neglected, neglecting, marital problem, marital problems, marriage problem, marriage problems, attention seeker, attention seekers, attention seeking, butterfly, butterflies, cocoon, cocoons, metamorphosis, metamorphoses, transformation, tranformations, makeover, makeovers, make over, make overs, make-over, make-overs, inattentive
Kafka, Age Ten
Tags:franz kafka, kafka, kafkaesque, author, authors, writer, writers, novelist, novelists, famous author, famous authors, famous writer, famous writers, literary joke, literature, literary figure, literary figures, children, child, child angst, childhood, childhood angst, chores, childhood chores, chore, childhood chore, existential, existentialism, existential anxiety, existential dread, meaning, meaning of life, life purpose, purpose in life, absurd, absurdity, philosophy, philosophers, philosopher, making the bed, housework, repetition, metamorphosis, internal monolog, internal monologues, internal monologuing, futile, futility, futile task, futile tasks, futile endeavor, futile endeavour
“This daily metamorphosis never fails to amaze me. Around the house, I’m a perfect idiot. I come to court, futon a black robe, and, by God, I’m it!”
Tags:judge, judges, jurist, jurists, jurisprudence, court, courts, trial, trials, leal trial, solicitor, solicitors, attorney, attorneys, lawyer, lawyers, barrister, barristers, counsel, counselor, prosecution, prosecutor, prosecutors, defense attorney, defense attorneys, legal counsel, legal system, marriage, married life, husbands, metamorphosis, clothing, robe, robes, uniform, uniforms, idiot, idiots, simpleton, simpletons, transformation, transformations, costume, costumes, costuming
"Stop calling everything Kafka-esque
Egg, Larva, Pupa and Adult
Tags:development, stages of development, stages, caterpillar, caterpillars, butterfly, butterflies, transformation, transformations, metamorphosis, egg, eggs, larva, pupa, adults, bar, bars, pub, pubs, patron, patrons, customer, customers, drink, drinks, drinking, drinking alcohol, alcohol, alcoholic, liquor, booze, coaster, glass, glasses, martini, martinis, cocktail, cocktails
Hashtag Woke Up Like This
"Just think of it, Charles – yesterday I was a caterpillar, and tomorrow I'll be dead."
Tags:life cycle, life cycles, short life cycle, short life cycles, caterpillar, caterpillars, butterfly, butterflies, transformation, transform, transformed, change, changes, changes, metamorphoses, metamorphosis, dead, death, die, dies, yesterday, looking back, tomorrow, looking forward, past, future, thought provoking
"We think it has something to do with your genome."
Tags:doctors, doctors and patients, genome, dna, genetic engineering, insects, sci fi, medical, problems, modern life, modern living, genetic abnormality, genetic abnormalities, genetic illness, genetic illnesses, doctor's appointment, doctor's appointments, gene, genes, kafka, kafkaesque, franz kafka, metamorphosis, diagnosis, diagnoses, mankoff
"Sign my yearbook?"
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, amphibian, amphibians, frog, frogs, tadpole, tadpoles, polliwog, polliwogs, pollywog, pollywogs, metamorphosis, evolution, transformation, life cycle, science, biology, yearbook, yearbooks, sign, signature, signatures, autograph, autographs, senior, seniors, junior, juniors, graduation, graduating, school, schools
Change in imminent
"It's your Grandpa's cocoon."
"You're in for a treat—Gregor awoke this morning from uneasy dreams to find himself transformed into a killer tapas chef."
This New Year, Emmet Lunday resolves to really change."
Tags:new year, new years resolution, new years resolutions, resolution, resolutions, change, changes, changing, changing your life, meaningful change, metamorphosis, metamorphoses, transform, transformation, transforms, transforming, carrot, carrots, vegetable, vegetables, self improvement, self improving
Tags:lassie, bedrooms, slipper, slippers, gregor samsa, blackbeard, bedroom, metamorphosis, kafka, night, franz kafka, literary character, literary characters, historical figure, historical figures, fictional character, fictional characters, famous, fame, edward teach, bedtime, bedtimes, bedroom, bedrooms, bedside, bedsides
'I'm sorry sweetie, this just isn't working... you've changed!'
"If you ask me, he's come too far too fast."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, insect, insects, bug, bugs, butterfly, butterflies, caterpillar, caterpillars, nature, science, biology, metamorphosis, transformation, transformations, too far, too fast, progress, progression, promotion, promotions, gossip, gossiping, development, developing, progressing, advancing, advancement