Matthew Holloway

Freshman - 850 Points (10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

Gossips Warning - Poem by Matthew Holloway

Gossips warning
The forked tongue of the gossip
Carries a serpents poison
Spreading words with malice
Without truth or substance
The thought they conceive
Birth pain and hatred in the innocent
Lies, lies and more lies
All in the name of a good story
Little whispers and messages
Behind the back of others
May as well be sharpened knives
Et tu good friend
No look to the eyes
No questions for honesty
Just the vile poisoned tongue
The bile of the gossip
Now facing a stark warning
Do not cross the poet

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 6, 2011

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