World Hunger

World Hunger

A Poem by Anna Blackburn

A quickly thought up poem.

Cotton in a web,
A spider's disappointment;
Long-lasting hunger.

© 2015 Anna Blackburn

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Hi Anna ... This is a well crafted Haiku... You must have studied spiders. I like the representation you used here. Its maternal instinct for spider to guard and vigilant of their next generation when they are born. She guards these little offspring with her dear life even not eating...for days and weeks and uses all her reserve fats...

Posted 7 Years Ago

Anna Blackburn

7 Years Ago

Thank you for reviewing and I'm glad you can read so deeply into this haiku. I actually did not stud.. read more
Anna Blackburn

6 Years Ago

Likewise, to my knowledge, after watching Charlotte's Web, I was under the impression that spiders d.. read more

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Added on January 3, 2014
Last Updated on February 24, 2015
Tags: hunger, haiku, disappointment, metaphor