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A Prayer for Spiders

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Below is the poem entitled A Prayer for Spiders which was written by poet Suzanne Delaney. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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A Prayer for Spiders

God have mercy on spiders
hanging in their webs,
waiting for the moon

They seem condemned to loneliness 
to a long sleeping in between
How they sweeten our gardens
with their dew encrusted 
weavings, touching branches,
 framing spaces

And, when the orbed ones
have departed in the daylight
they are not dead, 
merely sleeping 
beneath the nearest leaf,
waiting for the moon

Suzanne Delaney

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  1. Date: 6/14/2013 3:41:00 PM
    I WROTE ONE CALLED SPIDERS DONT LIKE THEM LIKE YOUR WRITE ON THIS THOUGH XXX DAVIDSCOTT

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 3:52:00 AM
    I cannot believe how many you have written just recently Suz. I am gradually working my way through but had a little trouble trying to comment. Of course I love your poems about critters hence the comment here. Lovely prayer. Carolyn

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/13/2013 6:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Carolyn: Thanks for your comment as I don't see a link under your avatar to visit your page. Please send me a soupmail if you are incognito. Love, SuZ
  1. Date: 4/10/2013 6:24:00 PM
    Enchanting write and alluring like one, under the moonlight, magnetic spell. I am intrigued from your writing style and now I'll read more poems of yours.