Temptation

The devil sits here

Whispering into my ear

Things I should ignore.

****

I bite my lip hard,

Repressing raising anger

behind nude lipstick.

****

Injustice stinging

Raging a path to my eyes

Which water slowly

****

All I can do here

Is sit and wait for answers

I’m tempted to scream.

Advertisements

24 responses to “Temptation

  1. Pingback: Thursday Poets Rally Week 18 (May 13-19, 2010) | Jingle·

  2. nice.

    right now, I have some fear.
    when I get up, I hear a dog’s bark outside my front door, someone lurking around my house, my hubby is out of town, it is midnight 4:39am…wow, I double
    checked my backyard door, making sure it is locked…
    I turned on lights outside to make it bright…

    incredible writing!

  3. perfect poem. i so many times feel like it. crying out of rage- not pain. waiting for justice-waiting for an answer.

    which sooner or later arrives.

  4. I really LOVE this..
    I remember times like that…long days and nights…
    very powerful…intense…nice…
    BRAVO!
    hugs
    shakira

    • Hey shakira! Thanks honey it’s always nice to see you! Dod you see my comment in the chat box? I’ve been trying to get one on here but I can’t even work tabs lol! Take carex

  5. wow…wonderful poem..i like it! 🙂 it’s really best to just let it out..and not suppress how we are feeling..

  6. VERY powerful! I was sitting right there, biting my lip, trying not to cry …not wanting to show the emotions…

    You are SUCH a good writer ~ poet! I love your words, Shan.

  7. The theme 4 our Monday poetry potluck this week is 7 sins…if you could write a poem related to our theme, link to our potluck, that’s would be a bliss to us, you could simply link in a random poem to share, the pleasure is all yours.
    check out us at http://jinglepoetry.blogspot.com/,
    our potluck is open Sunday 8pm to Wednesday, 8am.
    Hope to see you in our team this week.

Put me out of my misery people!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s