Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Tempting Lure

The morning air unlocks the gloom
While whimsical strings conjure a tune

Slight of hand
As he began

What trickery is this that arises?
As despair steals in and surprises

Alas a shattered broken spell
As once, a humbled man did tell

Now lost in ego
As darkness steels light
Pain incensed startled fright

Daylights’ offer reveals the absurd
For darkness succeeds the tempting lure

♥  © Hεlεɳa ωђίԵε

Photo courtesy of JackAZ photography for the one shoot prompt at One Stop Poetry


  1. "What trickery is this that arises? / As despair steals in and surprises"

    Love the feel of the pulled me in.

  2. I love it! So grounded in reality even though it was based on fantasy. Wonderful writing.

  3. wonderful lines and tone ... you are so talented !!

  4. the muse must be jealous at the poetry in your soul.great poem there lady


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