Tag Archives: Spiders

Attercop, Attercop

You are a single line of cobweb Across the corner of my bookshelf Marking dominion for the spiders Apparent counterpoint to old stealth You say, “We didn’t make a home here Although we could have and we still may Don’t … Continue reading

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Webs Unwoven

I’ve become an inward-turning thing Like the legs of a spider, dying Curling into an asterisk across my abdomen No longer do I weave my tangled web Spinning tapestries like Arachne Or making messiahs of humble swine It’s far too … Continue reading

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Let Your Children Touch Toads And Spiders

Let your children touch toads and spiders. Within reason, of course Not the ones that melt the skin off your bones Or make you dance the tarantella until your feet turn cherry But the non-deadly ones, The merely gross and … Continue reading

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