The raindrop …

How tremulously the raindrop

balances upon the web;

glittering in the sunlight

glancing on the thread.

One tear upon an eyelash

might tremble so and fall

but here among the purple blooms

beauty disguises all ..

The orb was spun,

the trap was set ..

it shimmers in the rain;

where beneath the sepals

the spinner spins yet.

About atomsofstars

Reticent .. but I hope my poetry speaks for me .. Favourite quotation .. ' Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.' Ludwig Wittgenstein
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2 Responses to The raindrop …

  1. Shermeen says:

    Good morning, atom. I return after a few days, mind having wandered off to God knows where πŸ™‚
    Lovely refreshing pic and a pleasing poem with a beautiful, bittersweet simile; good way to start the day

    • atomsofstars says:

      Good morning, Shermeen … Lovely to see you today πŸ™‚

      Thank you .. I’m happy to know you enjoyed this … for an arachnophobic I seem, nevertheless, to have a fascination with the dreaded ‘critturs’ …

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