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  • Gary Hunter

Harmless - Jan. 15, 2024

there’s a spider in the shower

and a wet old man in the mirror


How far do you think they can travel?

How many friends do you think they have?

How challenged is their web-making?

How meager are the things they catch?

How dangerous could they possibly be?


if you come into the bathroom

wipe just the glass

you need to


what’s harmless

leave alone


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