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Brown Spider

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Brown Spider

The very large spider sits silent patient in the center of its web not knowing
that solid gray clouds slowly float from the south.  Moisture laden clouds ready
to drop much needed water upon this dry section of earth.  The brown spider's web
is strung between the Holly Tree and the corner eight by eight post and brace.  It is placed where a blowing rain will saturate it.  The spider is unaware of the
eerie stillness in the air.  A quietness even respected by all nature's creatures. 
There are no birds chirping, no roosters crow, no buzzards soar, even the
noisy crows hush their cawing, and the coyotes' pups are silent.  Then the sound of large waterdroplets just a few which bring down some oak leaves and 
acorns with a banging upon the roof.  A strange feeling of solitude that rarely
happens.  The quiet equals the quiet before a snowstorm appears.
Will the spider have a protected place during the flooding rain blown by the wind?
Only time will tell if he is prepared to weather the storm and only time 
will tell the intensity of the impending rain after a long drought.. 
Only time will tell, only time will tell...  

Oh!! The spider and web disappeared..I will keep watch.

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  1. Date: 11/13/2013 1:00:00 AM
    guess he will come back or she, and web returns for you to see, another cloud on the horizon.... great poem here babe...

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 11:37:00 AM
    What a story you have weaved. I have visualized you spying out a spider web and imagining what would happen to it during a thunderstorm. Great write.

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 5:59:00 AM
    Sara what a story you weave as you penned this fantastic work superb Ty for your review on Men I have been ill so am far behind on answering remarks. Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 10:30:00 PM
    oo..creepy crawly...enjoyed and was glad you are keeping an eye out for it....Sara... thank you always for the lovely reads...LINDA

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 10:14:00 AM
    awww, I hope your spider friend survives : )

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 7:30:00 AM
    Really enjoyed reading this Sara....like watching myself....let us know what happens. :-)

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 7:15:00 AM
    Excellent. Great observation on it. Nice one. Enjoyed. Tfs

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 10:54:00 PM
    This is a great write/poem which is a very delightful one for me to read this morning my dear friend Sara. When i was a little girl I was fun of playing spider (spider's fight) with my younger brother so, I may also say I'd got the same observation with yours which you expressed it excellently into a very lovely prose my dear friend. So love it & enjoyed. Thank you so much for sharing! love lots and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 1:01:00 PM
    Webs have a way of reappearing. You captured the poetry of nature.

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 11:13:00 AM
    Dear Sara, an excellent write.Time has an answer for everything. Many say time will erase even the memories of acute pain.Patience of the ignorant are blessed if they are good. great write sara. (: )Jenish.

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 8:16:00 AM
    Great observation u have, I personally run from them really enjoyed the read.

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 6:04:00 AM
    great attention to details, sara.. i too observed a spider once but it hanged in there silently... beautiful prose; well done!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 8:24:00 PM
    If I watched a spider, especially a big scary brown spider, I would find it running after me and chasing me around in fear...I hate spiders and I'm deathly afraid of them (have you noticed how few times I wrote of spiders within my spooky Halloween poetry?) I really enjoyed reading this poem though even if was about spiders. What a fantastic piece, Great work!!

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 6:32:00 PM
    Very descriptive! I felt like I was sitting beside you, and watching this along with you! I love to quietly sit and observe nature, every now and then. And, sometimes it provides an inspiration for a new poem! Wonderful writing, Sara! I really enjoyed reading it!

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 6:07:00 PM
    so you sat and watched this spider, Sara? I should try to sit still and do something like that sometime. Good one!

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 5:22:00 PM
    You know I didn't see my yellow & black BIG spider this year hmmmm. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 4:50:00 PM
    You have a very watchful eye, and your powers of observation are wonderful, I loved this piece Sara...Peter