The Relationship Trap

The Relationship Trap short poem

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I woke up from a nap
to find no wife
just a yellow-legged spider
above her pillow
pulling hanks of web
from its shiny black abdomen
silent in dim light
half turning from
industrious momentum
and I imagined
the screeching noise and
titanic pull of deadly hawsers
a galaxy of flies have heard
before dying
then raised my head
and blew the arachnid away
like a bad dream
back into the unkempt
corners of our cold bedroom

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a poet from Seattle Washington USA. His poetry has appeared in print in publications such as Bellowing Ark, Point Nopoint, and most recently in Contraposition magazine. When not writing poetry he is a Human Resources professional, a repentant glutton, and a novelist specializing in the weird-fiction genre.
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Greetings my dear,
my name is Aisha I am 24 years old female single, I am searching for friendship and interested to establish a good relationship with you, I will like to know you more, Contact me via my email address (aishaabdelaziz1@hotmail.com‏ ) so that I will be able to attach more pictures and details to you,
Yours good friend Aisha.

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