Posts Tagged ‘creepy little things’

A Picture of My Paranoia

Monday, September 6th, 2010

are we talking about spiders again?

breath in, breath out. yes.

i have tried three times to kill her, and each time she retreats into that old gap between the wall and the floor. but i don’t want to kill her anymore. i’m trying non-violence. i just don’t want her biting me in my sleep. would she do that?

every night i shine a flashlight in the corner.
every other night she is:
not there.

it’s now 2:30am, let’s be reasonable.
and let’s look at this situation through the camera.

i have traveled and slept in poorly-insulated buildings in a rain forest,
how on earth can i let this bother me?

Throwing light into the corner

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

she is always hanging there
upside-down in the corner.

why am I afraid of this creepy little thing?
those eight skinny legs
are totally out-matched.

that angled posture
and the supernatural way she floats there…

she lives quietly in a corner of my studio
though occasionally goes missing
(I wonder where she is, as I glance up at the ceiling)

looking at her closely, I can’t help but make the “ewe” face

yet I want to approach her, get closer,
so I will stop being afraid of
this creepy little being.

Ms Daddylonglegs holding court in the corner