Charlotte’s Fate



I stood on her with my clumsy shoe

of course, totally by accident

becoming numb for a moment

reflecting on my regret   

knowing that it’s bad luck to kill a spider

I then started to envision  

what sort of day I would now have?

after a very short pause…

I decided

not to over obsess

on the bad luck

I have now brought upon my soul

it was clearly in the hands of karma

but my goodness

I actually had a terrific day.



  • Author: Teddy.15 (Offline Offline)
  • Published: September 19th, 2023 02:33
  • Category: Reflection
  • Views: 18
  • User favorite of this poem: LIZ.


  • BlessedbyGod

    Hahaha, I've done that myself!!!

    • Teddy.15

      Woops, here it is really a tradition of bad luck. Tha k you dear Melissa πŸ’–

    • LIZ

      🀣🀣🀣 Teddy....your mood lately!!! 🀣
      I love this!! UMMMM I killed one this morning. πŸ™ˆ She had no business being in my space. Just saying. She got HER karma!!! Lol

      • Teddy.15

        Awe, in my home they go to live in the vacuum because it really is classed as bad luck. Thank you dearest Lizzy, blame my mood on recent change of Job. LoL 🀣 πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“

        • LIZ

          🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 not the vacuum!!! You have to let those emotions out somehow!! This is the perfect way. And at least, you get a laugh out of it. Ayyyy changing jobs can be exhausting. You go!!! Rooting for you!!! πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

        • 7 more comments

        • orchidee

          Oops! Porky Pig

          • Teddy.15

            Nooo orchi I am not the pork lol 🀣

          • Neville

            you are excelling in a vast arrange of poetic genres Teddy .. and I admire anyone who let's these extraordinarily creatures live beside them in peace just as I do ..

            my mum used to say .. if you want to live and thrive, then let a spider run alive ... ❀️

            • Teddy.15

              Dear Nev, it's my muse she is very clever πŸ’–πŸ€£ lol 🀣 that's amazing that Mary said that's she may well have been a bit Italian. πŸ’–

            • Christina8

              Spiders are not traditionally bad luck in the USA but I tend to leave them alone......unless they are in my house! Great write by the way, wonderful, in fact!

              • Teddy.15

                It\'s bad luck to---- kill ----them, in fact here they eat the mosquitoes so they are loved. Thank you dear Christina. πŸ’–

              • sorenbarrett

                Although I respect all life and feel it is bad luck to kill anything living I wouldn't let it ruin my day either. An entertaining write Teddy

                • Teddy.15

                  Yes, here in Italy it is a great importance not to kill a spider. Of course superstitions we all have our own, I don't walk under ladders either. Thank you so much for coming by to these scribblings πŸ’–

                • Goldfinch60

                  Glad you had a good day after killing that spider Teddy. Mary does not like spiders so I have to capture them and let them go free in the garden.


                  • Teddy.15

                    Awe, I think you have bigger spiders in the UK I remember, ours are small thank goodness but yes superstitions can certainly interfere sometimes. thank you dear Andy πŸ’–

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