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My writing group has been sharing writing prompts in this time of isolation.

The most recent prompt was ‘spider web.’

Took me an hour to find a spider photo since I am spider-averse.

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spider web

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web enlarges spider

her domain, her coefficient of creep

extends her occupation of space

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trap for unwary

blue-bottle flies

beetles on the wing

and gnats, nattering

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all of the cobwebs

I have brushed from my face

would not weigh a gram

but they take up

a fair chunk

of brainscape

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just as the spider

is sensitive to vibration

my skin notices

the sub-threshold of touch

the tiniest occupant

of my domain

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All my best,

Jane

Written by jane tims

March 23, 2020 at 5:39 pm

a moment of beautiful: wild roses

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the place: beside the road into our cabin

the beautiful: pink roses in bloom (and the dark pink rosebuds)

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Notice a little spider found his way into the photo (about 12 o’clock on a petal).

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Copyright Jane Tims 2017

Written by jane tims

June 28, 2017 at 7:00 am

in the shelter of the covered bridge – through a spider’s web

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April 4, 2015 ‘web’ Jane Tims

 

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web

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after the rain,

says the spider,

I am purveyor of worlds

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peer through my web

800 raindrops

inverse images

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each a replica

of roof, walls and passageway

joists and beams

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loops of lenses

strands of crossing

binocular bracelets

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built a web to catch

the rain? I don’t think so

but insects never came to call

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so I am content

with captured

covered bridges

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swimmers, girls gone fishing

and the occasional

Chevrolet

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Copyright  2015  Jane Tims

Written by jane tims

April 6, 2015 at 7:04 am

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