Cheesy Solution

an eight-legged
life-sized terror,
has me cornered –
those menacing eyes
and crushing mandibles
paralyzingly frightful –
about to be consumed,
I throw her some cheese.

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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

30 thoughts on “Cheesy Solution

      1. you had me interested there! in the Secret Life of Bees, they used marshmallows to lure some bugs out of hiding …i forget now but your poem reminded me of that!

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      1. Hurray, it’s the weekend! Do you like date bars? I’m thinking of adapting my recipe for dried apricots, making a pan tomorrow 🙂

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