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Black Widow

Heed the red hour glass 
Not her taut, tightly-spun web 
A widow maker 
Recluses in dark spaces 
Lingering for love-lost prey

Copyright © Alan Reed

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  1. Date: 6/22/2010 12:28:00 PM
    I have known some folks that got their widows bite...and barely lived to tell the tale.

  1. Date: 6/21/2010 10:33:00 PM
    sounds like a very longing widow, lingering for her love.darkened with a lost light. great write.. ~Always&Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 6/21/2010 12:32:00 PM
    Intense with wonderful images - rgds WN

  1. Date: 6/17/2010 5:26:00 PM
    Well penned Tanka with wonderful images

  1. Date: 6/17/2010 2:02:00 PM
    very intense, Tanka really got the point, enjoyed,..Sidney LeeAnn