Forked Tongue

snake_by_eugenebuzuk

He called her the serpent
pointed out how mordant
she could be
He dubbed her the viper
said she spread poison
at a time of prohibition

She may have slithered
sensually
and hissed
in sadness
and sorrow

But X-ray vision
clearly showed
he was the one
in possession
of a forked tongue

This was written yesterday, at the table, in between glasses of champagne and plates heaped with food – a little 5 minutes writing interlude which earned me funny looks from people as I hurriedly typed these lines on my phone before I forgot them. When inspiration strikes, you have to do that, Christmas lunch or no Christmas lunch (forgive me if that sounds pompous!). I hope all of you guys had a great day yesterday, that you all got to spend Christmas with family and loved ones β€” because, after all, this is what Christmas is really about. Much love to all of you ❀

Image credit: binnie64@deviantart.com

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33 thoughts on “Forked Tongue

    1. Yeah, same! I do find that if it writes itself then it’s usually good. Some people like to work for hours on a few lines and I do that too sometimes but then I start doubting myself and thinking that it’s s**t if I spend too long on it…you know?

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