Fairytales & Folklore at Apple Hollow Farm

FAIRYTALES & FOLKLORE
FOR THOSE WHO LOVE THE FEELING
OF FIBERS IN THEIR HANDS

Listen to the tales, my child.

THE SPIDER

     Serenely on her tiny loom she weaves her web with careful art.
And who am I, with meddling broom to send it's loveliness apart?

For I, who am a weaver, too, look on that intricate design,
And know its deft embroideries are far more beautiful than mine.

I stay my hand, for when I see those fairy tapestries agleam,
How can I wantonly destroy a fellow craftsman's dearest dream?

So I must lay aside my broom, and when my neighbors come to call
I'll draw the blinds, and in the gloom they'll never see those webs at all!

Jamie Sexton Holm in Star Gatherer


Select a link to take you to our fairytales and folklore pages:
Rumplestiltskin
Sleeping Beauty
Oddities and Old Things
Arachne, A Weaver's Pride
The Legend of Spider Woman
The Flax
Goddesses and Gods
The Celtic Tree of Life

More fiber-related fairy tales will be added in the future.
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