Writing 201: Poetry– The Spider’s Lair

My

world is

woven from a

desire to create

a special reality.

                                             Silken threads intertwine

        and twist in the            moisture laden air,        all the while I wait

                                            and ponder the divinity 

                                             I seek.  The darkness     

of the swamp engulfs          and challenges this       veracity.  Bottle green

                                                        leaves and

                                                      vines encircle

                                                 my retreat,  drawing

                                           wisdom from the primordial

ooze beneath my feet.          Patiently I crouch  and               wait, silent in  my

                                                spider’s lair, as  gossamer

strands of silken lace              play upon her hair.      The dankness of the mire,

                                             the stillness of the day,  

                                                      This I know is my 

                                                          actuality, my

                                                             dominion

                                                                I shall

keep.

Whew, this was a tough one today.  We were to use an animal, make it a concrete poem (shape poem) and to use enjambment. Thanks for checking in on me.

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38 thoughts on “Writing 201: Poetry– The Spider’s Lair”

  1. My goodness! Amazing! I find it nearly impossible to write poetry of any kind, imagine that one! Thoroughly impressed! Hats off!

  2. My compliments to all of you taking writing 201. It turned out great and the poem is lovely. I’m just sitting back and enjoying so many of my friends’ great poetry! And I like spiders 😉

  3. Fabulous! I love spiders, and therefore was happy to see you chose the spider for your animal. This is a tough challenge, but you amaze me with your talent and ability to step up each time and produce beautiful poetry in line with the theme. Hugs.

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