Malcolm Evison

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A Spun Illusion - Poem by Malcolm Evison

A few slender lines
of spider silk

stretch
between wild grasses

deflect
and tantalize
the sun’s beams –

like wingless dragonflies -
a plenitude of insects seems
to haunt the lines –

an intermittent
iridescent sheen

darts between threads
and blithely skips

along the spider’s
anchoring




(8 September 2006)


Comments about A Spun Illusion by Malcolm Evison

  • (9/11/2006 8:15:00 AM)

    This is indeed well spun - a web of imagery! It is a truly delightfull poem to read and very well written,
    Steve
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  • (9/11/2006 7:36:00 AM)

    thought this was fabulous. well-spun write. avec your style, adjective use. Sus (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 11, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, September 6, 2010


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