Pearl (Bea) Cannon‘s first submission to Drablr has also become the most voted, and it certainly deserves to be named Drabble of the Week.
The large black and yellow orb weaver sat in its web. It had built it in the sidelight window on the front porch of a house.
The occupant of the home opened the door to leave for work. She brushed a thread attached to the door causing the spider to jitter toward her. She spotted it, and letting loose a loud shriek, dropped her tote and retreated into the house.
Reemerging with a can, she liberally sprayed the hapless spider and it fell dead. She retrieved her tote and left for work.
She didn’t notice she’d also sprayed her lunch.
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