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Come To My Parlor

"Please do come to my home," Whispered the lonely spider To anyone who came by.

Come To My Parlor is written by Dana Trick and shared with The Ugly Writers.


Come To My Parlor


“Please do come to my home,”

Whispered the lonely spider

To anyone who came by.

“Please, come by.

I want someone to talk to me.”

The spider wails and whimpers

As these invisible threads of isolation

Twist and crack her eight legs.”

“Please, don’t go.

Please, don’t go.”


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Dana Trick
First generation Mexican-Canadian-American and occasional lover of skulls and books, Dana Trick lives in Southern California where it is clearly foolish to wear black any day but she does it anyway. When she isn’t being a historian, Dana Trick spends her days writing emotional poems and weird stories, and drawing comic strips that she thinks are hilarious. She enjoys learning about the history and the various mythologies of Latin America and Asia, but her interest is mainly on the history of autism, which she has. Her work has been published on Art of Autism, the Lothlorien Poetry Journal, DeviantART, and The Ugly Writers. She wishes the reader a nice day.
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One comment

  1. Touched. Many readers can relate to this poem. Thank you for sharing

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