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A Spider's Hunt

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A Spider's Hunt

The spider sits upon his web
casting snares with each little thread
“Come play, come play with me” he said.
“A simple game to play, called Ebb.”

“No, no, no,” said the zooming fly.
“It’s clear that you are a bad guy.”

“I won’t play,” said a mottled moth.
“I won’t go near your sticky cloth.”

“I’m much too busy,” said the ant.
“I’d love to play, but I just can’t.”

The spider sits upon his weave,
cleaning up after a stray leaf,
and says in quiet disbelief,
“I’m not as bad as you believe.”

“No, you’re not,” agrees a song bird.
“You agree?” as threads were secured.
“No worse than I am,” he assured.
The spider’s response is unheard.

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  1. Date: 11/15/2012 2:29:00 PM
    Gotta love those spider's ;) Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/15/2012 7:39:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Susan's "Poem Not Entered in a contest" Brittany. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 4:35:00 PM
    hahaha, this is really cool. I love how the spider meets his match at the end. really enjoyed this. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 3:17:00 PM
    congrats on your win Britany

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 1:41:00 PM
    Excellent poem!! Congrats on the win :)

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 8:15:00 AM
    Many congratulations on your awesome win Brittany! hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 12:22:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Brittany, well done, I hate spiders xx

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 8:17:00 PM
    Brittany this is such a cute and clever write! Congrats on your win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 5:45:00 PM
    CONGRATS BRITTANY ON ANOTHER BRILLIANT WRITE AND WIN LUV ..

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 4:43:00 PM
    Brittany, congratulations in Susan's contest... xox~pd

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 8:09:00 AM
    A great write here!Congrats on your win in the contest.

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 8:22:00 PM
    lunch is served lol,great write Brittany

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 1:42:00 PM
    Very sad for the poor little spider. Very well spun tale. Pun intended.

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 10:51:00 AM
    Great Poem!

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 12:12:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your poem. Best wishes, Larisa

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 10:44:00 PM
    This is great.