Sunday, April 22, 2012

The Deception

Magpie Tales

Mag #114


image by Alex Stoddard

Come and wake me now
from this aqueous prison
my precious beauty

 
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Red, ripe, and poison
piercing eyes of deception
my lust is sated






Please visit my friends at Magpie Tales to enjoy other interpretations of this photo by Alex Stoddard. Thanks Tess for your great prompts each week!

Laurel. An apple a day....

17 comments:

  1. eep...sounds like you may not want to answer that call, if all that is waiting is their own sating...

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    1. yep...stay away from crones offering apples:)

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  2. Your words always say so much...great job.

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  3. In this case, Laurel, I would say, let sleeping dogs lie. Wonderfully wicked haiku. Thank you for sharing. =D

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    1. And thank you, Linda. You always have such nice things to say:)

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  4. Your poem suggests that the sating of lust isn't enough. Perhaps a hollow goal.

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    1. Hey, the guy lusted after the apple, and look what it got him!

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  5. Wow! You're a bit of a dark horse, aren't you?

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  6. Not sure what that means...good or bad??? Thanks for visiting, kat.

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  7. two really good haikus for a wicked witch.....(no not YOU )

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    1. Thanks Kathe. I'm just trying this poetry form.

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  8. Dark and oh so appealing.

    =)

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  9. Not sure if that's an invitation or a challenge, but I enjoy the ambiguity.

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  10. Getting out is never as easy as getting in !

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Thanks for visiting my blog. I appreciate all those who share and leave their comments very much. Laurel

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