A note about our little "family member":
Charlotte, the Cat-Faced Orb Weaver spider
building a web in our front window
this past spring.
she has more than doubled her size,
(and I believe her younger relative
is now working construction near our front door...)
She is helpful;
keeping our insect population
(including large flies)
to a minimum.
She is dependable;
if someone visits who has a fear of spiders
she waves from the other side of the window,
and if someone is curious to see her - she hides.
She is athletic;
springing from one side to another of her
3 foot wide web
She is NOT poisonous
and will not bite
And soon she will hibernate
and come to visit
Earth Day Haiku (by Tati)
2 days ago