Poised #writespiration

It stared at me, poised. It would be an unequal fight…like David and Goliath. I had no desire to kill…but would it attack?

Which is the greater cowardice … to choose not to act in self defence or to resort to violence. With seeming unconcern, the spider crawled back beneath the keyboard.

For Sacha’s 52 word challenge

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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23 Responses to Poised #writespiration

  1. LOL Sue. I was once evicted from my house by one. It was huge and I sat on the doorstep waiting for Hubby to come home as dog of the time just sat there and watched it. Hubby was late and it was a neighbour who became my saviour, but even he had to come out and get a bigger broom and pan!


  2. Ha ha. Great story. I want the ending. What did you do?


  3. Ritu says:

    Lol! Like it Sue!


  4. Oh, Sue, this is funny. You and my husband – both scared of spiders. I had a pet one called Miranda when I was a girl.


  5. willowdot21 says:

    We can all understand and empathise with this one Sue ! πŸ’œπŸ’


  6. Haha what a great post! Those spiders really are very scary rivals.


  7. HaHA! I’d have legged it screaming!! πŸ™‚


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