Lauren Kapusta

Date With A Devil

The night comes around at last.
The stars shine like luminous diamonds.
My heart swells and falls like a sea.
The two feelings urge yet repel me.
I stare at my mirror seemingly for eons.
My dress drags behind me as if I'm a magnificent queen,
Across the eeriely silent cobblestone streets.
I stand alone beneath a lamp post and,
I merely wait and pray.
Thankfully yet unfortunately, I needn't wait long.
My heart quickens like a hare.
My pores begin to weep in,
Fear and absolute uncertainty.
Since he is a gentleman, he bestows a kiss.
An odd smile graces my face.
His facade is deceivingly calm and lovely.
A lovely prince in the guise of a devious devil.
A lovely devil in the guise of a devious prince.
On the outside, a charming, poetic angel.
On the inside, a cold, calculating snake.
The subtle, sullen smile gives,
Off false and deadly impressions.
Sweet words soothe me into a sense of security.
In my love and interest I am blinded.
At the back of my mind, I am ready to flee.
But I wonder if my life will soon be,
Extinguished like the candles at our dinner table...

Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 17, 2009
Poem Edited: Thursday, December 17, 2009

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Comments about Date With A Devil by Lauren Kapusta

  • David Sabo (1/20/2010 12:45:00 PM)

    creepy, i thought it was, but who is the strangest one, you or him?

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  • You Dont Know Me (12/17/2009 7:29:00 PM)

    first of all, i love the subject, very interesting, especially for me.
    i like your use of metaphors and similes
    nicely worded and great imagery
    its been a pleasure :)

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