Quame Boatmann

Veteran Poet - 1,275 Points (Cape Coast)

The Smile Of The Adversary - Poem by Quame Boatmann

As bright as the morning star
The smile of the adversary
With the teeth of a twinkling star
Like no blood beneath, ne’er scary

Behind the smile of the adversary
Lurks a darkly dark darkness
A hidden peril in the head’s diary
Woven with malice and evilness

And still the eyes laugh
The seductive ruse you believe
Till you fathom-though tough
Mara, the name you’ll receive

Behind the smile is the waft of rotten carcass
Beware! trust not even the looking glass

Topic(s) of this poem: danger

Form: Sonnet

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 21, 2015

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