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Arachnophobia

 It may be the common one, but they still scare the be-jeepers out of me.
I can’t sit in a room where - I think a spider may be.
I often see their footprints where they’ve walked across the floor
And when they take their boots off you won’t see me about no more.

They say kill a spider is to save a thousand flies
That a load of rubbish I hope you realise…
Remove a spider you remove the fear, flies are just a pest
They don’t have great gnashing teeth nor do they have 8 legs,

My spider senses tingle, my radar fixes on
I know when a spider is about even if-you can’t see one
They wander round in great big boots as if they own the place
All I can do is scream and run with a pillow over my face

I need a man to get them and chase them out each day
My blood pressure can’t take the strain, I nearly faint away
So if you’re not scared of spiders you are the man for me
Just come right in on your white horse and chase them out so gallantly...

~GG~ 4/09/2012

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  1. Date: 9/6/2012 1:54:00 PM
    LOl, had a chuckle at this one - it sounds just like my mum! Thanks for all the lovely artwork you do for the poems, my friend. Many congrats on all your wins : )

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 10:15:00 AM
    Wow Mandy in Australia, Elaine went on spider watch every day with a spray can, sometimes she would empty it in one go, them critters there will kill you if given a chance. love your scray poem, lots of poeple will relate to this.

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 10:13:00 AM
    I don't like their web..There are some that are deadly or will make one very sick..Enjoyed reading your creative and expressive work..Sara