Black Widow

(written March 2023)

Unsplash by Malcom Green

the black widow
seeking a gigolo.
To entrap is what she desires.
Once caught
her web, she will weave.
Until you cannot see.
with no way back.
She releases her venom.
And, as you attenuate before death, the black widow anticipates another victim.

Copyright © 2023 Maggie Watson
All rights reserved

Published by In the Shadow of my Pen

Indie Poet and Author✍️ of four collections of poetry. Chronic Fatigue Warrior💪 Volunteer, Solo Traveller✈️ and Yogi🙏. Spilling ink from my heart and soul. My writing is real and raw, so if you are looking for a fairy tale you are on the wrong site!

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