The Spider

 

I caught a spider

In a cup

It resonated fear

It knew my home

Was not a church

No sanctuary lost

Between its world

Of web and fang

But something alien

To touch

A surface inaccessible

To stealth and sting

Now in captivity

The agile acrobat

Dreams of a god with wings

 

Ted Goodell

2007

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  1. This is a re-posting of “The Spider” – the original posting was copied incorrectly. Please re-read it! If you liked it before you will like it even more now, in its correct form. It is one of my favorites!

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