Whispers of Owls and Others

whisper of owl

Secrets once told float into air

Always hanging there.

Those that we trusted now

Are clutching every vow.

Every word of love and hate

Every time and every date.

Hanging like rotten fruit

To finally take root.

Be careful who you betray

For one day

They will have your tales

of woe and wales

of hatred of dread

All that you spewed out of your head

Just floating ripe for the picking

with the knife that is sticking

Out of their backs.

8 comments

  1. marilynmunrow · September 16, 2015

    Reblogged this on Marilyn Munrow and commented:
    wow powerful and brilliant. Thank you.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. M&M, Inc. · September 16, 2015

    Reblogged this on Phoenix Rising From the Ashes and commented:
    How do you manage to be so descriptive? Your work is amazing! Did you ever consider putting a book together? Wonderful!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Courtney M. Wendleton · September 17, 2015

    Reblogged this on Books and More.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Yolanda Renee · September 17, 2015

    Great poem, saw it on Courtney’s blog. Commented that karma can be a bitch!

    Liked by 1 person

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