Mark R Slaughter


Spider - Poem by Mark R Slaughter

Spider, work your spinneret -
Paste the trap with silken net.
Insect folly be your hope -
Death to him in sticky rope!
Eat your fill then fix your web, now
Rest as day begins to ebb.



Copyright © Mark Raymond Slaughter 2009


Comments about Spider by Mark R Slaughter

  • Freshman - 776 Points Indira Renganathan (5/4/2009 2:31:00 AM)

    Real poetry writing needs a special talent...you have it a lot...well done (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 3 Points Dr Hitesh Sheth (4/30/2009 12:37:00 PM)

    Again a beautiful acrostic..................Good Write.............. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 750 Points Ruth Walters (4/15/2009 1:48:00 PM)

    some catchy poems here.....come read some of mine..... if you please? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 27 Points Fiona Davidson (3/29/2009 3:06:00 PM)

    This brilliant Mark....imagery is great thanks...Fi 10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,153 Points Marie Shine (3/23/2009 10:03:00 AM)

    A VERY beautiful ode to a spider, beautifully presented & with lovely imagery, so on reading the poem, the reader can also see the pictures.A true masterpiece Mark and a very worthy 10 from me. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Stephen Stirk (3/21/2009 5:40:00 AM)

    Another short masterpiece. I don't know ehere you get em from
    Best Regards
    Steve (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 21, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, April 16, 2012


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