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If life were measured like a thread, who will cut off

the fly from a spider's fiber, dead and swinging like a pendulum?

 

How many threads can bury a spider with legs dismembered

by soldier ants crawling over his upside-down body?

 

Stirring the mud, the rain digs on the earth a shallow grave.

"Words are not things, and yet they are not non-things either." - Ann Lauterbach

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Interesting subject matter.My young brother as a child would cogitate over ants although I'm pleased to say we don't have soldier ants in th UK. Our spiders are harmless to humans although I believe most have six eyes and some actually jump on their unsuspecting prey. Difficult to empathise--brrrrr.

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Glad the piece linked up with some memories for reflection, Benjamin. Thanks for the read.

"Words are not things, and yet they are not non-things either." - Ann Lauterbach

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