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

Comment 285 of 285, added on August 3rd, 2015 at 12:06 PM.

kexx51 Water either gets soaked in the drywall or stopped at the ceiling periodically to

matt crorkzz from Cyprus
Comment 284 of 285, added on June 30th, 2015 at 8:25 AM.

1RYL3R Appreciate you sharing, great blog post.Thanks Again. Great.

links crorkzz from Norway
Comment 283 of 285, added on June 11th, 2015 at 10:10 AM.

Gg2fcx Awesome article. Cool.

crorkzz from Pakistan

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