Tangled Webs

Utah JayStarred Page By Utah Jay, 17th Nov 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/1v0qkg2z/
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Up early this morning and killed a little spider so I thought I would write about it.

Tangled Webs

Tangled Webs

Out there
we fear the disease,
like we fear
our lack of gold and silver
as we hang by threads
dollar to dollar and day to day,
like the little spider hangs from ceilings
precariously on her invisible strings
fearing applause, or the quick clap of hands,
thinking how big her world.
This is her test of fear
dangling in the air
passing by the wayside
watching as the dust on my desk
piles up.

The Itty Bitty Spider

Up there
the itty-bitty spider
worries over the weight of hours
ticking by without a fly,
it’s life line held empty
disappearing into the light
when the angle is just right
her cute little ears dancing
at the sound of beating wings
as we worry, un-noticing her plight,
over the necessities of our strings.

Science Our Servant

Out there, in the flat lands,
there are no flags, no faith,
but science our spiteful servant,
and knowledge our malevolent master.
Each pointing the way
other hurried feet have traveled
through this empty symphony of life;
as our stuttering hands coil for the strike
at the end of each bar
of the National Anthem.

Caged in Quietness

While in here
the itty bitty spider,
is caged in her quietness,
and in her cleverness
as she tangles her strings
both un-seen and sticky
where un-weary flies might be.


Photos by uTAH jAY except tangled webs from face book

We all have some tangled webs of our own. Why don't you share your tangles with us on wikinut and get paid.


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author avatar Utah Jay
I have been writing since the beginning of time it seems, not because I want to write, but because I have too. My favorite form of writing is poetry, all kinds and types of poetry.

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author avatar spirited
18th Nov 2014 (#)

Since becoming a writer I find I observe life's happenings more and more, obviously you are the same I think.

An enjoyable read, thanks Utah Jay.

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author avatar Utah Jay
19th Nov 2014 (#)

Thanks spirited. I think as writers we must look deeper into the workings of the world, into the eyes of every sin and every love as it is ourselves we write of.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
24th Nov 2014 (#)

Very wonderful writing! and nice poem!

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author avatar Utah Jay
24th Nov 2014 (#)

Thanks again and again Fern.

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