My Beautiful Despot



Hot like a teapot


with lead


She led me


the road of sin


And where do

I begin

to tell the tale


Of how she

led me

off the rail






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SSmoothie's picture

8ts just that easy to sink

8ts just that easy to sink with that heavy metal vibe you are what you attract as they say. Well verbalised here. Nice one 

Don't let any one shake your dream stars from your eyes, lest your soul Come away with them! -SS    

"Well, it's love, but not as we know it."

patriciajj's picture

I imagine there's quite a

I imagine there's quite a story behind this explosive, miniature portrait of a dangerous enchantress. Your layered metaphor of a teapot that produces heat and yet is "laden/ with lead" vividly illustrates two divergent experiences along the path.


A timeless pitfall presented in a flash of skill and casual grace.

Starward's picture

I apologize for falling

I apologize for falling behind in my reading.  I like this poem very much, and its brevity conceals some very deep meaning, and also echoes, in a ripple effect, of pain.

Enjoy effulgent days, and exquisite nights,

unto the exultations of Heaven.