Posted by: Ron DuBour | September 8, 2015

Daily missive for Tuesday the 8th of September.~by Peter Forster



Daily missive for Tuesday the 8th of September.

Why did I listen to your
Whispered appeal,
So calm and inviting
In appearance,
I lowered my guard
To your advances,
The gentle ebb and flow,
And lulled by a promise
Of safe passage,
A tranquil guise
Masking your depth
Of purpose,
I was carried away.
Buoyed by charm and subtly,
Slipping easily
Into the silken softness
Of your embrace.
Delivered unto you
My fevered imaginings cooled,
It was easy to yield,
To give myself over,
Trust in your power,
Float in splendid isolation,
A peaceful sojourn,
Under a silent sky.
But it was a lie.
Drifting in the shallows,
Smuggled beneath
A shifting tidal flow,
Lay the true depth
Of your contempt.
I am to be spat out,
Broken and used.
Naive dreams dashed,
A life so easily cast away.
Another victim
With an empty purse,
A lost survivor
An old world’s curse.
Without mercy
In the rhetoric
Of the damned.

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