The Widow's Web

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The Widow's Web

Sparkling in the sunlight ...
Shimmering in morning dew.
Attracting - men like flies,
With the nectar that is you.
It is the web you've woven,
Spinning wicked little lies.
Spitting your lethal venom,
Into unsuspecting eyes.

~~~

Just like the praying mantis ...
Who is always on his knees.
He's always taking chances,
When he tries to mate and please.
He allows her to take a lick,
Knows this time it could mean death.
As she plants her lethal kiss,
While nibbling on his neck.

~~~

The web you weave is tangled ...
Winding carefully each strand.
Ready to pounce, you dangle,
To capture yet another man.
Once trapped, there is no escape,
As you wind him up so tight.
Giving up, he accepts his fate.
~~~ Just another victim ~~~   
of the Widow's bite!
~~~

KjK110510

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cheronld commented on The Widow's Web

04-24-2011

A very relatable tale...one I wish I didn't relate to...the bite hurts but it does heal...in time you even develop a tolerance and therefore able to weed out the good from the bad...black widows do devour...but they also end up alone and bitter...great write...Cher

angel33614 commented on The Widow's Web

01-08-2011

very powerful and emotional to say the least, I can feel the agnst and pain of this write as it cries out in anger and fustration for the broekn heart that was left behind, bravo! I wish I could say I couldn't relate to this write but in truth I can on more levels than I would like to admit, atleast you escaped from the web with your life blood intact. I was caught in such a web for like 7 years, by the time I escaped there was little left but an empty shell of a soul, bleed dry to the core of my being, it was only through the grace and love of God that he filled me again with the blood of life... Purity of the soul, journey well!!! with grace and humility your friend ANGEL

knight4696

01/08/2011

Thanks John! :) I appreciate the read and in depth commentary. Sorry you too pal had to suffer the widows bite! So many men fall for this type of woman only to be left dangling and trapped in her deadly web. And if we are lucky enough to escape .. we must fight to heal and survive the venom that we took in. Glad you are a survivor ... We need to stick together! :) Thanks again! :) Ken

Bjlo commented on The Widow's Web

12-20-2010

I love it, this is so realistic. I know her! Hell, I might even be her!

knight4696

12/21/2010

lol! :) Thanks Bjlo! I hope not! .. It is funny though how many of my woman friends have stated that they relate to this one well! lol! :) Thanks again! :) Ken

Kanicki commented on The Widow's Web

12-12-2010

Ken - I had to read this one again, the metaphor are great; excellent work.

knight4696

12/12/2010

Thank you so much for the 2nd read and awesome comments!! :) I really appreciate it my friend! :) Ken

shakeme4life commented on The Widow's Web

12-01-2010

If only it was as simple as to trap a man .... i hear these days Men do what they want ,boys do what they can , great write ....

knight4696

12/03/2010

lol! Thanks Shake! These days? That's always been the case .. It's our creed! lol! :) But women have their own set of laws. lol! :) Not all women are this way .. but, seems the ones I've been involved with are. Thanks again for the read and coimments! :) Much appreciated! :) Ken

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