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how do i net thee by Shira Dentz

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the heart is a long, slender tube in the abdomen

Dentz, Shira

I see this woman



most are larger and stronger than males and occasionally eat males. Can live anywhere they can find food; fields, woods, swamps, caves, deserts. One kind spends most of its life underwater.



has used her hands to dig



spinnerets, which spin the silk, work like fingers of a hand



a mouth inside herself



lungs are in cavities
in their abdomens;
each consists of 15 or more thin, flat folds of tissue 
arranged like pages of a book



like the hollow of a guitar,



Many are so small their color 
can only be seen with a 
microscope



wherever it goes, spins silk thread behind itself, a dragline



        some smaller than a 
head of a pin,   others larger
than a fist



or drum.

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