The Snake

The snake

It slithers around me

Putting on a show

As if I'm in control

But little do I know

It's charming me

 

Hypnotized

I give myself over

Allowing the fangs

To pierce my flesh

The venom

Paralyzing me

 

Smiling proud

At the feat

Begins the retreat

Into the grass

Disappearing

From my vision

 

I thought this

This was the test

To prove I'm worthy

But it's poison

Not love

 

And you left me

To blame myself

A mind full

Of unanswered questions

Clever snake

Stupid prey

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Frances Macaulay Forde

Wed 27th Jun 2018 03:36

A clever poem... perfect metaphor.
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Big Sal

Wed 27th Jun 2018 01:45

Last two lines sum up the emotion perfectly.👍

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