The Spider's Web


Shining in sunlight
silver strands of silken string
such a simple piece

So enchanting too
That keeps me here in wonder
Trapped just like a fly

Dewdrops upon it
reflect morning's revere
silent and joyous

In the crisp clear air
Of a new day with new hope
Spun within this web

Ominous beauty
Enticing delicacy
Danger unseen lurks

Unsespecting fly
passerby, to be caught in
gossamer white strands

Linger not nor gaze
Avert....for sticky beauty
Claspt, ne'er releases

But ever holds you
A web of your own weaving
Spin you this yourself?

Gossamer deceits
Unwittingly thus weaving
Our own destruction......

Yet for all reason
one can't bear look away from
terrible beauty

Morning displayed
In awesome delicacy
Breathless, yet fearsome

And as day begins
the light of the sun reveals
nature in her bloom

Dew-spangled wonder's
Intricate simplicity,
Enchanted ponder.

  • Authors: Stormy Day (Pseudonym), dbremner, Chic George
  • Visible: All lines
  • Finished: February 3rd, 2011 14:00
  • Limit: 15 stanzas
  • Invited: Public (any user can participate)
  • Comment from author about the poem: Poem Scheme for Haikus: 3 lines in total. 5 syllables in the first line, 7 in the second, and 5 in the last
  • Category: Haiku
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  • Users favorite of this poem: Cheeky Missy, SauravRHS.
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  • SauravRHS


    • StormyDay

      Much appreciated.

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