virtue

The Plight of Virtue by Temptation (a dialogue)

Reighns supreme in the surreal 
night dreams inside , running wild fearing 
no living thing. Once again, into the 
wildernesse stark clad with 
ravenous eyes and wreckless.

 It is then that she appeared to him.

Alone in the living forest black 
night shade and wonderment.
Bewilderment rushe forthe o'r 
his braine and gaze her visage in 
amazement.

A slight figure, had she...with a 
graceful feminine beauty delicate 
and wholly woman, with a feline glow
about the eyes. whilst ample bosom 
heaved forth with each passing breathe
between the fullness of her lips
as if to hide the sharpnesse of her teeth.
as she spake:

I know all that you are, were and ever will be....
A courtier and merchant marine from  Great City
, now on dispatch by the 
Royal Command 
Loyal and honest and respected by man....said she 

And woman alike, m' lady.....said he 
Your fairest enchauntresse, who live in the tree
like a siren, perhaps but more serpentine...
why ...pray tell bespeake you of me
     ( but interrupted by she)

Speak not-now, my good man,
Ventured Far, you have into
this treacherous land ...Too soon
you will be my Lover and 
impregnate me so once more 
life flows mortal in my grey veins.

Slay thee, rotten harlot of these woods ...said he
with conviction
Nought with your tempts to sully 
and corrupt my intention
Not your breast or your tongue to swive
sacred Is, as my Flesh alive

Then upon YOUR flesh I will dine! ....said she
lunging forthe
with lionesse force in strike

and devoured this man 
with effortlesse strenghte and 
swallowed his bones 
  -Oh what creatures exist
that stand in our path 
on all walks of life 
they come unexpected 
but for the sake of your seed
march forthe with protection.
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Pure Water

 

A life sustained by water pure

Yet marred by memory of the wine

Like fragrant waft of soft allure

Diminished not by hands of time

 

Forever clear the water streams

Yet never ends the draw to wine

Forever helpless so all seems

To purge the memory from my mind

 

Though water's healing - ever constant

Soft and clean and unaware

How often it hath quenched my thirst

And oft hath left me standing there

 

A gaze in awe, and silent yearning

Watching how the water flows

Mesmerized by every trickle...

Wishing I could just let go

 

Of every string the wine has woven

Through the fabric of my soul

Doth feel betimes a fact well proven -

I've not the will to let it go

 

For wine is strong to those who drink

And feel the fire of liquor's hold

Changed thus forever so I think

In moment's time - my future sold

 

But hold I fast to water's beauty

Resolute despite all time

Let God and Angel's bear this witness -

I choose water over wine

 

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