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  Along Came a Spider
by William Bonilla
Sunday, November 26, 2006
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Sitting before my idling screen
Fighting the keyboard
Searching for thoughts
I wish to express.

Along Came a Spider
Like a Flash
From left to right
Missing my feet
Startling me
Scaring the crap
Out of me

Faster than a speeding bullet
I found myself to be
Threw a Webster dictionary
In her direction
Scoring a direct hit
The spider is no more.

Yet she has
Become the subjsct
Of my searching thoughts
Causing my fingers, to assault
The standing by keyboard
Filling my idling screen
Ending whatever it was
I was searching for.

By: William Bonilla

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Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 12/4/2006
Poor li'l spider! Was it as big in death as you thought it to be in life? 'Twas just a little creature tryin' to survive - unless it was a T'rant :o)

Reviewed by Carole Mathys 11/27/2006
In your warm climate those leggy critters must thrive...up here where it is colder ours seem to have disappeared for the winter...yeh!
thanks for the chuckle this morning Bill
love and peace, Carole
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 11/27/2006
Poor little spider! And exactly what my spider phobic spouse would do.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 11/27/2006
Oh my goooooooooodness..this made me look around searching for spiders ..feet on the table...damn you made me do this William Bonilla...geeeeeeez have mercy on me heart thingy called "Heart attack" OKAY!!!

Feet up High!!

LOVE...maybe Tinka :)
Reviewed by Morning Star 11/26/2006
I am very afraid of spiders I was bitten
By a brown recluse in my finger it's not
very pretty side to look at it turns brown
and rots!!
Excellent imagery vivid picture of spider
and excellent choice of words and tone!!
Love And Peace To You...Morning Star
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 11/26/2006
I am not fond of spiders at all, William and I will have to stop myself because I will stomp them and stomp them until you can not even find pieces of them anymore. Ever since I read that thing that said that each of us eats some crazy number of spiders while sleeping, I have been on a witch-hunt for them, and any that I see will be destroyed...sad really...they do serve a good purpose in the garden, but in my garden, they are not safe either...Quick death by flip-flop! OK now I have the creepy-crawlies and so close to bedtime too!!
Take care,
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 11/26/2006
HAHAHAHA, YOU sound just like me, but i don't stop till it and its relitives are found too..
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 11/26/2006
Poor spider. They are usually harmless. In its death it became writ for posterity. Victor
Reviewed by CJ Heck 11/26/2006
Adorable poem, William! As much as I write about 'spiders', I hate the little buggers!
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 11/26/2006
Too cute! Lol, had a good laugh at this one, way to go!
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 11/26/2006
LOL...this is cute. Just goes to show you, you can find inspiration anywhere. ~ Sara
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 11/26/2006
You should pay the spiders family for helping you to find your muse...better to pay them off, before they sue you...;) ed
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 11/26/2006
Very Zen. :-) ~~Nordette
Reviewed by J M 11/26/2006
HAHAHA Oh William they scare me too....... This was so good. :)
Light & peace,

The ittsy bittys spider.....
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