"The Easter Train"
Last updated 4/5/2007 at Noon
Once there was a spider who lived in a tree. The webs he wove were the strongest, the glossiest, the stickiest webs that a spider could ever construct. Many bugs and beetles, many ants and other insects found themselves caught, quick-dried and stored away in his loaded pantry.
One thing alone troubled his tranquil existence. Close to his tree there ran a railroad track, and each morning when the train whooshed by, his whole house shuddered and shook. Sometimes he even lost a few of the tasty tidbits he had intended for a treat.
“That’s the last straw!” he screamed one day when he fo...