multiped

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multiped

(ˈmʌltɪˌpɛd) or

multipede

adj
(Zoology) having many feet
n
(Zoology) an insect or animal having many feet
[C17: from Latin multipēs]
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Embracing the Multipede," the persona dreams of a multipede moving toward her, a fecal-colored ringed worm in no way "cute.
In part three, "Pondering the Creature," the persona tries to distance herself from the multipede, telling the "little leper of my heart" to return to dreams.
The "metamorphic apparition" in this poem is not the multipede but the persona, whose attitude changes from concern to disgust to anxious curiosity.