True Torture

May 21, 2009
By Jim Beverly BRONZE, Moultrie, Georgia
Jim Beverly BRONZE, Moultrie, Georgia
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Am I that transparent?! But every move I make is so carefully thought out!
A spider drafting blueprints of his web.

But this fly laughed in my face, and tied my own web around my neck like a barb-wired garrote. A simple train station would act as the sepulcher for my chalk-lined figure.

To say the post maggot's eyes caught my attention first would be an outright lie. Approaching my potential victim and throwing a few bold lines, was easy. What I didn't expect, however, was her to take my bravery, crush it by telling me intentions, and whisper in my ear:

"I see right through you, and the worst part is, you'll never see me ever again."

And she was right. Gone before I could regain my breath.

The author's comments:
Spawned out of the discussion of one of my largest fears: Losing a chance.

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Traci Jones said...
on May. 28 2009 at 4:08 pm
"A spider drafting blueprints"--Now THAT is a great poetic line!




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