September 15*

spider web in dew

spiders everywhere
profusion, a lattice of webs
a congestion of sticky strands

the networks of a late harvest
the last chance
to entwine the careless
the fat, the naive

i walk with more caution

*Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.
spiderweb photo Ásgeir J. Whitney

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