Disguised in the
hollow curves of
your eloquent words,
do I hear a vicious
hissing ; whispers of
a conniving heart?
Why do I visualize
a serpentine on the rock?
I’m not beguiled by
your deceptive talks.
By the tinkering of your
For I’ve on my hump back
burden of enough winters
to mark a
Devil in a sea of Men.
12 thoughts on “Devil in a Sea of Men”
A devil in a sea of men.
The imagery comes alive.
I can see the serpentine lying on a rock.
Thanks Dracul, I do like to create images and symbolism in my words, I guess partly because I’m a visual person.
A smooth talker, but a soul full of lies. A heart on a pedestal, but the words not persuasive. A fist full of dollars, but a heart that can’t be bought. When the coldness, is a past with too many… chilling moments! Nice share!
How beautifully you’ve captured the essence of my poem, your lines are a poetry in itself. Thanks you Warren.
You’re very welcome! 🙏🏽
So profound. I could visualise the scene .
Thanks a lot for your kind words, glad you could actually visualize.
Wisdom often comes with a cost, but she carries it well.
Michael she is hell of a woman 🙂 thanks for your like and insight. Truly appreciate it.
good and very scary 😯😯
Yes smooth talking people can sometimes be deceptive esp. those who come across very confident and over the top!