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Little Miss Poet and Spider

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Little Miss Poet and Spider

Little Miss Poet, Sat at her computer, typing the morning away.
Along came a spider, climbed down her screen, and frightened Miss Poet away.
Little Miss Poet, fell on her duff, as she tripped, backwards over the dog.
When she got up, the spider was smart, and ran into the keyboard.

Low and behold, the fly swatter wouldn’t work, for the spider was safely below.
The spider peaked out, eyeing her as if in a huff, as Miss Poet jumped up and down.
With murderous intent, she flipped over the keyboard, and bounced it up and down.
Just at this point, the spider jumped out and scurried, with his life in his hands.

But the damage was done, the keyboard was unplugged, and terror reigned again.
Little Miss Poet, would have to crawl under the desk, to where the wires began.
There was no doubt, she’d switch to wireless now, but here that was a mute point.
She knew the spider was there, but hidden somewhere, in the stuff on top of her desk.

Little Miss Poet, crawled under the desk, checking and fixing, every wire and plug.
When she came out, there was no spider about, so both relief and worry set in.
As Little Miss Poet, looked down and around, the spider appeared on her arm.
With a scream and a jump, she flicked him off, and tripped over her chair this time.

Unfortunately for this one, the problem wasn’t done, so she attacked jumping forth.
The spider jumped free, but her toe was in need, as her foot connected with the desk.
A few words were uttered, as she jumped around, with foot held high in the air.
Broken toe or not, she vowed to get that snot, so she shouted for her hubby’s help.

He was down stairs, with the trolls you know, and couldn’t seem to come up.
So she swatted with flair, as the spider jumped back, yes, into the keyboard.
At that moment, a Troll walked by with a club , and decided to help her out.
Everything smashed, the problem solved, she sat down at her sons’ computer spot.

Tears in her eyes, at her computers demise, Poor Little Miss Poet, began to write.
This computer was next, to the one from before, and the spider was there, again!
Yep, you guessed, in the keyboard he sat, staring and more pissed than ever before.
The moral my friend, is that you can’t always win, even on a peaceful, beautiful morn.

Little Miss Poet, finally limped away, retreat was the better answer, by far.


PS. This happened, without the Troll, of course.

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  1. Date: 6/24/2013 7:52:00 PM
    Carol, lol, good play on the old poem, quite amusing, congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 8:57:00 AM
    a very creative and entertainment poem friend Carol...it makes me smile..Big congratulations on your grand win :) Cheers!! Maria

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 9:38:00 PM
    Congratulations on a very funny, but believable poem, Carol. I enjoyed reading it... David

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 6:48:00 PM
    Ohhh funny! I would have brushed it on the floor & squished it! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 6:23:00 PM
    Laughing..what a story! congrats to you. BG

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 4:26:00 PM
    Lol it put a smile on my face. An excellent poem. Congratulations on your fine win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 11:53:00 AM
    Great take on "Little Miss Muffet" ..Creative winning work..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 8:06:00 AM
    Thanks for the laugh and congratulations on the win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 7:21:00 AM
    Great congrats on your superb win,my friend. Loved always

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 12:17:00 AM
    Congratulations and thank you for entering my competition, I enjoyed reading all the entries so much. Yours was outstanding. SuZ

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 10:35:00 AM
    Was wondering if this was a true story. For the moment, with temperatures dropping, it is a battle with flies here. The fly swatter often wreaks havoc as it is misapplied as a solution. I'm not sure about the troll(s). Your many verses on "trollery" make me think I should look a little closer when things are not as they seem:-)

  1. Date: 10/4/2012 6:19:00 PM
    delightful write on an old nursery rhyme.

  1. Date: 10/3/2012 12:37:00 PM
    hahaha keep cracking me up Carol,when ever I am a little down I can always depend on you to lift me,thanks dear you are a darling oxox

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 1:14:00 PM
    I just love it to pieces Carol. I am sure it wasn't funny then but it sure the heck is now. Thank you for giving me a lift today as I really needed it. Please never stop being the wonderful light hearted person within. We all need humor in our lives and if we can give it to others all the better. Love, Carol XXX

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 11:53:00 AM
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    Eastman Avatar Carol Eastman
    Date: 9/20/2012 12:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'll take it out of the contest tomorrow... I know it's not Bio. I just couldn't resist the HaHa moment... And getting you to read it... Bad Girl... Bad Girl... I promise not to do it again.
  1. Date: 9/16/2012 8:33:00 AM
    Hilarious, and totally reminds me of my boyfriend. hes the one whos scared of spiders...I actually like lookin at them, but I still would perfer them outside. I normally capture them and return them to outside, but my boyfriend freaks out if he sees it and makes me smoosh it lol

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 5:28:00 PM
    lightly delightful and immensely funny! Terry

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 3:31:00 PM
    So funny, Carol! I can just picture this scene in my mind. Hilarious! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 3:23:00 PM
    A delightful little tale about Little Miss Poet!!! Yee haw... what a hoot! Loved it my dear sweet friend! Big huggeroonies!

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 2:58:00 PM
    LOL, great fun, Carol. Congrats on all your wins : )