Pretty Poison

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Pretty Poison

How pretty she is fluttering from crowd to crowd

Dropping double entendres like candy to children

Do they not see the knife as it exits their heart

Do they not realize her words are pretty poison

Ripe to destroy whomever she sees as a rival

This poem is in response to VisDare63: Poison

 

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About Denise Callaway

I started writing in the 5th grade and have folders of bits and pieces dating back nearly that far. Wonderful teachers encouraged me along the way, from allowing me to take my spelling word sentences and write a story instead to posting pictures for a free write on a regular basis. On those pictures, I often look for some obscure detail, sometimes imagined off the picture to develop into the story idea. As I grew into my teenage years, I continued to write and added poetry to my list. Throughout college and during my adult life, I've continued writing: short stories, poetry, and even a few articles for Yahoo! Voices before they shut down that venue. I do have longer works in process and I hope to one day unveil them to you all. Until that day comes, I hope you enjoy these tasty tidbits I delight in sharing with you.

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