Ode To A Spider

Scientific name: Argiope aurantia (Source: thepetenthusiast.com)

She never really had a chance. I’ve been fighting the bees who move into the cracks of my ancient house every summer, so I was carrying bug spray around and I was in killing mode.

I sprayed first and asked questions later.

I cry a lot. In fact, I cry almost every day. I’m like Holly Hunter in Broadcast News.



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Bev Potter

Bev Potter


Legal secretary by day, insomniac by night. BA, MA. Humor, pop culture, and things that make you think. My weekly-ish newsletter is bevpotter.substack.com.