Caught in a Spider Web

A leaf dangles upside down,
like a trapeze artist,
floating to and fro
A leaf spins,
quickly and tightly,
like a ballerina.

A leaf twirls,
like an umbrella,
whose top is inside out.

Poem by Sophia Falco

Sophia Falco is a poet whose work has been published in Inside the Bell Jar, The Mindful Word, and The Esthetic Apostle. She studies literature and creative writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz. In her free time she is an epic gardener. The tallest sunflower she grew was 16 feet tall.