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When love take make the times love going sad just

Comes you is better you of be get into old

And sing forever can sugarplum darkness nothing eyes better read

In you see afraid boy words play be go who


This italicized text is not a part of the puzzle. I will add additional lines and/or tags hinting at the solution if the puzzle goes unsolved. Good luck!

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    $\begingroup$ Possibly useful: rot13(Nyy yvarf unir gra jbeqf.) $\endgroup$ – Arnaud Mortier Mar 7 at 22:55
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    $\begingroup$ I'm going to go ahead and say that rearranging is not the key to this puzzle. @nine9 $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Mar 9 at 2:56
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    $\begingroup$ Can't offer much help besides pointing out that both the title and the words lead directly to rot13(gur orngyrf, cnegvphyneyl gur fbatf n qnl va gur yvsr, url whqr naq yrg vg or). But you probably already knew that, $\endgroup$ – NudgeNudge Mar 11 at 11:48
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    $\begingroup$ @NudgeNudge I actually didn't. Couldn't figure out the intended connection between the music tag and insects $\endgroup$ – nine9 Mar 11 at 11:51
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    $\begingroup$ @nine9 thanks for the extra attention! You did see that the question has been answered, right? $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Mar 12 at 2:21
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As @NudgeNudge said in the comments:

the words describe Beatles songs

And in more details:

The songs: Let it Be, Love is All You Need, Strawberry Fields Forever, Hey Jude and A Day in the Life.
When we arrange the words in a table we can see that each column includes every 10th word in each song, starting from the word in the index of the column. The first column starts with the first word in the song and so on.

+-------+------+---------+--------+-----------+----------+---------+-------+--------+------+
| 1     | 2    | 3       | 4      | 5         | 6        | 7       | 8     | 9      | 10   |
+-------+------+---------+--------+-----------+----------+---------+-------+--------+------+
| When  | love | take    | make   | the       | times    | love    | going | sad    | just |
| Comes | you  | is      | better | you       | of       | be      | get   | into   | old  |
| And   | sing | forever | can    | sugarplum | darkness | nothing | eyes  | better | read |
| In    | you  | see     | afraid | boy       | words    | play    | be    | go     | who  |
+-------+------+---------+--------+-----------+----------+---------+-------+--------+------+

Let it Be (1):
When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me Speaking words of wisdom, let it be
And in my hour of darkness she is standing right in front of me...

Love Is All You Need (2):
Love, love, love Love, love, love Love, love, love There's nothing
you can do that can't be done Nothing you can sing that can't be sung Nothing you can say, but you can learn how to play the
game

Strawberry Fields Forever (3)
Let me take you down 'Cause I'm going to
Strawberry Fields Nothing is real And nothing to get hung about
Strawberry Fields forever

Hey Jude (4):
Hey Jude, don't make it bad Take a sad song and make it
better Remember to let her into your heart Then you can start to make it better Hey Jude, don't be afraid

A Day in the Life (5):
"Dub the mic on the piano quite low this Just
keeping it like maracas, you know You know those old pianos" "Ok,
we're on" "Sugarplum fairy, sugarplum fairy" I read the news
today, oh boy

Let it be (6):
When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary
comes to me Speaking words of wisdom, let it be And in my hour of
darkness she is standing right in front of me Speaking words of wisdom, let it be Let it be, let it be, let it be, let it be
Whisper words of wisdom, let it be

Love Is All You Need (7):
Love, love, love Love, love, love
Love, love, love There's nothing you can do that can't be done Nothing you can sing that can't be sung
Nothing you can say, but you can learn how to play the game

Strawberry Fields Forever (8):
Let me take you down 'Cause I'm going to
Strawberry Fields Nothing is real And nothing to get hung about
Strawberry Fields forever Living is easy with eyes closed
Misunderstanding all you see It's getting hard to be someone

Hey Jude (9):
Hey Jude, don't make it bad Take a sad song and make it
better Remember to let her into your heart Then you can start to
make it better Hey Jude, don't be afraid You were made to go
out and get her

A Day in the Life (10)
"Dub the mic on the piano quite low this
Just keeping it like maracas, you know You know those old pianos" "Ok, we're on" "Sugarplum fairy, sugarplum fairy" I read
the news today, oh boy About a lucky man who made the grade

As for the title:

Entomophobia is the fear of bugs, which clues to The Beatles

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  • $\begingroup$ Nice solve! I wasn't sure if this was going to get solved or not, but you did it! P.S. it might be easier to just think in terms of each song contributing a word every five words instead of splitting it up like you did - still correct, of course. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Mar 11 at 14:43

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