Brian Hinckley

Rookie (07-30-81 / Buffalo, New York)

Caught in Your Web


Patient spider,
you wait for my mistakes.
You see me twist in your web,
feeling the strands pull tighter.

I no longer see you,
patient spider.
You watch my struggle with calm eyes.

Was I a fool
to be caught in your web?
It was designed to entice;
that it has done.

I see you sway towards me,
patient spider.
You want to give your fatal kiss.

Caught in mesmerizing eyes,
your kiss is all I want.
My mind still struggles with wrong and right,
my patient spider.
You have me caught in your web.

Submitted: Monday, July 14, 2008
Edited: Thursday, August 07, 2008
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