The Friendly Spider

I once met a spider

In the shady glades.

She offered me a smile,

And winked through pink shades.

She held up a spindly leg,

And shared a friendly glow.

I never step on spiders now,

I’d rather let them go.

22 thoughts on “The Friendly Spider

  1. Judy 03/27/2012 / 2:04 pm

    I love that line: “and winked behind pink shades” how cute! Sweet photo….very endearing.
    If I came across a spider with pink shades that looked adorable I’d let her go too~

    • sillyfrogsusan 03/27/2012 / 2:20 pm

      Thanks Judy…I believe there may be a run on pink sunglasses at the spider store! It’s found on the web…:-)

    • sillyfrogsusan 03/27/2012 / 6:02 pm

      Loved your poem Charles…felt as though I had morning coffee right along with you.

  2. Teresa Cleveland Wendel 03/27/2012 / 4:52 pm

    Fun poem.
    Yesterday a spider posing as an insect took up residence in my bathroom. It only had 6 legs.

    • sillyfrogsusan 03/27/2012 / 6:01 pm

      Ahhh…spiders love bathrooms. I have a children’s story/poem idea for the bathroom spider. I needed to name them so my granddaughter would use the bathroom. 🙂

  3. Fergiemoto 03/27/2012 / 6:47 pm

    So cute! I like the photomanipulation and poem to go with it.

    • sillyfrogsusan 03/27/2012 / 7:26 pm

      Thanks…I played with the photo THEN created the poem to go with it. Maybe I’ll do that again sometime. 🙂

  4. Jamie Dedes 03/28/2012 / 12:47 am

    Amen to that. Let’s let them all go.

    This is cute.

  5. Paula Kuitenbrouwer 03/28/2012 / 6:36 am

    How cute this poem. I think it is important to show our kids we need to be respectful to insects too.
    Spiders in our house are caught and put outside with a friendly but urgent request to stay out of the house. ‘You have the whole garden for hiding and playing, okay?’.

    Paula

    • sillyfrogsusan 03/28/2012 / 6:40 am

      Yeah…I try to tell them too. Stubborn little pests…they just love the bathroom for some reason! 🙂

  6. Yousei Hime 03/28/2012 / 8:51 am

    Very cute poem. Thank you for the visit and follow. 🙂

  7. jennysserendipity 04/06/2012 / 5:23 am

    Very endearing poem!
    Love the photo..very cute.
    Thanks for the visit and the like..

    • sillyfrogsusan 04/06/2012 / 5:40 am

      I appreciate that you enjoyed it…you are welcome. I enjoy your blog.

      • jennysserendipity 04/06/2012 / 5:47 am

        Thanks and your welcome..
        Happy Easter to you!

  8. Jude 04/06/2012 / 6:39 pm

    Lovely story and picture!

  9. danroberson 04/23/2012 / 12:14 pm

    Cute poem. Once, a long time ago in a distant galaxy, I was called Spiderman because I often took a tarantula named Rosie to school with me. She needed several pairs of glasses to cover her several pairs of eyes. Pink would have worked well.

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