Patience

She works in the darkness 

busily weaving each strand

connecting from branch to branch. 

If something disrupts

she simply begins

again. 

She creates a gossamer tent-home

and when the early dew 

paints each 

web -strand 

What was hidden

becomes a visible 

masterpiece. 

  I stand in my kitchen,

sip  my morning coffee and

glance out the window.  

I spy the stunning web,

the morning sun lighting  it

like a delicate chandelier ;

It appears fragile 

but in truth

the web is strong

and its maker,

more so. 

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