Finding Fairy Land
“The entrance to fairyland is a pair of grey shoes,” reported the Scout to the Webmaster.
“Are you sure? They’ve deceived us before.”
“Yes. The fairy has sprinkled dust, so it looks old, unused and ordinary. But I saw her appear through it thrice.”
The old Hourglass spider smiled.
“Cover it with webs. Let’s trap her tonight,” he ordered.
Soon, the old shoes were webbed shut.
A few moments later, the fairy scout appeared.
“Only enemies needed that one unsealed entrance. And only webs would have stopped them. Such helpful spiders!” she laughed, disappearing one last time from the closet.
(© Vinay Leo R. @ I Rhyme Without Reason,
20th September, 2017)