Declan Barwell

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Lady Temptation - Poem by Declan Barwell

Temptation rears her
beautiful head.
She hides behind the
rosy pink mask
Her golden hair
curling around her face
like smog to a cliff.

Lest one should give
themselves to this beast
let them not forget,
her traded an angel
for a monster.

Yet her claws seem cut
her manner is tame,
why not should one
allow those nightshade lips
deliver a kiss?

For if he walk
the road travel'd oft
let his name be scrib'd
on a tombstone thus
and his body laid to rest.

For temptaion
is herself, a curse
a plague upon man,
whose truth is without reason
whose voice is but a song.

Comments about Lady Temptation by Declan Barwell

  • (9/20/2012 11:49:00 AM)

    Thank you Nurain Ali-balogun :) (Report)Reply

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  • Nurain Ali-balogun (9/20/2012 10:43:00 AM)

    Truthfully said, nicely written. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 20, 2012

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