Treasure Island

Mark R Slaughter


SPIDER


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

Submitted: Saturday, March 21, 2009
Edited: Monday, April 16, 2012

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  • 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

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