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Guise of the Siren

Updated on February 2, 2014
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Guise of the Siren

By Tony DeLorger © 2014

Tremble with fear you siren,

sweet melodies find not my heart,

for the razor teeth of rage and harm precedes you,

in your malice, the black eyes of a soulless fiend,

and I, with heart big enough to swallow you,

shall never beg your favour,

in the cold depths of oblivion.

Away you temptress of evil,

beauty transfixed, the veil of seduction,

and collect your toll from some other wayward soul,

a watery grave too dim for the likes of me,

living as you are not,

caught in the eternal swell of darkness intent,

and the play of hapless vulnerable souls.

How often I see your kind,

the glitter of illusion so seductive in presentation,

and beneath festers the beast, always ready to be cleansed,

in the blood of virginal thoughts,

thoughts free of malicious deed,

untainted by the world of gore and frenzied feeding,

from creatures who delight in pain and grief.

Be gone siren, waste not your hollow words on me,

for you are not even a wisp of reality,

not even a speck of worth or potential,

just an aberration of my darkest fears, manifest,

the tug of my dark side enlisting favour,

nudging my doubts to deeds of folly,

waste not your breath on a heart that loves.

All that glitters is not gold. All that smiles is not happiness. All that seems is rarely so.


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    • Tony DeLorger profile imageAUTHOR

      Tony DeLorger 

      5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Much appreciated WiccanSage. Thanks for taking the time to comment. Have a great day.

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      Mackenzie Sage Wright 

      5 years ago

      Wow, beautiful. Very vivid & haunting imagery, and I love the photos you chose to accompany it. Nice work.

    • Tony DeLorger profile imageAUTHOR

      Tony DeLorger 

      5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      So glad you enjoyed it MysticMoonlight; thanks for dropping by.

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      5 years ago

      So wonderfully powerful...excellent. Voted and shared!

    • Tony DeLorger profile imageAUTHOR

      Tony DeLorger 

      5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Thanks Phyllis; so glad you liked it. Have great day.

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      Phyllis Doyle Burns 

      5 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

      My gosh ! Yes, very powerful ... stand strong and heed not her beckoning call. Well done, Tony.

    • Tony DeLorger profile imageAUTHOR

      Tony DeLorger 

      5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Too kind John, glad you liked it. Stay cool.

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      John Hansen 

      5 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Wow, powerful stuff here Tony, and those images, haunting. Perfect. Voted up.


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