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Lair Of The Snow Spider

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Lair Of The Snow Spider


there are domains so deep

that no one will tread

so dark that they are blind

in these dank places

the air is still and

sound is soft and mute


into this darkness

snow falls

settling in the nooks

and crannies

dusting the branches

with its ice grasp


can you hear it

the soft sly scuttle

of a many legged thing

making its way

towards the bright

glazed canopy


spinning its web

of gossamer thread

between limbs

around trunks

across the path

of unwary travellers



beneath a false light

cast from white

reflective surfaces

the lair of the snow spider

is complete


and there

she lays

in wait


the human




PHOTO & GRAPHICS © Ian Whiteley 2013

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Thu 9th May 2013 00:14

we say yes!xx

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David Blake

Wed 8th May 2013 14:44

Clever stuff going on here Ian. Another enjoyable read.

<Deleted User> (9882)

Wed 8th May 2013 10:38

enjoyed reading this poem Ian,albeit in a state of itchiness!x

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