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Raymond Carver - The Cobweb

A few minutes ago, I stepped onto the deck
of the house. From there I could see and hear the water,
and everything that's happened to me all these years.
It was hot and still. The tide was out.
No birds sang. As I leaned against the railing
a cobweb touched my forehead.
It caught in my hair. No one can blame me that I turned
and went inside. There was no wind. The sea
was dead calm. I hung the cobweb from the lampshade.
Where I watch it shudder now and then when my breath
touches it. A fine thread. Intricate.
Before long, before anyone realizes,
I'll be gone from here.

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The Cobweb - Comments and Information

Poet: Raymond Carver
Poem: The Cobweb
Volume: Ultramarine
Year: Published/Written in 1986
Poem of the Day: Dec 10 2014

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Comment 273 of 274, added on December 18th, 2014 at 12:04 AM.

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Comment 272 of 274, added on October 20th, 2014 at 9:07 PM.

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