CCC51: The Wicker Spider

Crimson’s Creative Challenge

On Halloween Night the wicker spider weaves… a sticky web to catch the spirits on the breeze: Wicked imps and sneaky sprites, malevolent boggarts that give us a fright, streaming through the forest trees, rustling and hissing as they kick at the leaves. The spider entangles these in her thread, rolls and cocoons them, drapes and festoons them, and on the branches leaves them dead

Written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge


About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales
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39 Responses to CCC51: The Wicker Spider

  1. Jen Goldie says:

    Nice one! Crispina….OR not so nice, it’s kinda creepy. But that’s probably what you were going for SO it IS nice in a creepy sorta way. So NICE! πŸ•·πŸ•ΈπŸ•·πŸ•ΈπŸ•·πŸ˜Š

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  2. Laleh Chini says:

    OMG, it’s creepy.

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  3. Sadje says:

    Good one! Very apt.

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  4. Violet Lentz says:

    The words spiral until they are in the end caught dead, in the sticky spiders web. Ooo so nicely done!

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  5. Well-crafted! Just enough darkness to make the prose work.

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  6. Dale says:

    Wonderfully appropriate for today.
    Well done, my friend.

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  7. Nice spooky poem! πŸ˜€

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  8. “ooooooooooo” Great one for today!

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  9. Realistically poetically creepy!

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  10. Love this Crispina – perfectly spooky and mischievious for Halloween.

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  11. Spooky! Spiders are one of my greatest nightmare fuels.

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  12. Michael says:

    Excellent piece of writing Crispina.

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