The spider’s web hosts
today’s seclusion,
hidden from the finders, keeper
of tranquility’s repose.

Silky isolation wraps the introvert
in a sticky embrace –
mistaken for warmth –
providing solitude to dream or just

His thoughts fade,
calm and still,
and the spider goes

(c) 2019 by Phillip Knight Scott

Written for the following prompts:
– A quadrille (44 words) for dVerse
– Word of the Day Challenge : “welcome
– Putting My Feet in the Dirt : “finders keepers
– Ragtag Daily Prompt : “web

That’s a lot to squeeze into 44 words.

Published by Phillip Knight Scott

My name is Phillip. I am a Tar Heel born and bred and watch every Yankees game I can. I'm still searching for my own TARDIS. My first novel, "The Alien in the Backseat," is available now!

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