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Speaking Eloquently

Updated on October 14, 2013

“Speaking Eloquently”

She was enticing,

Mesmerizing and gracious.

He was verbose,

And so very loquacious.


Each was the ultimate,

Master of conversations.

They knew all there was to know,

From Genesis to Revelations.


They did some numbers on Kings,

From Judges to Jude.

They could Mark some Acts,

Without being rude.


Always copious,

Often hilarious,

Cogent, fluent, eloquent.

And always garrulous.


She was poignantly glib.

He was emphatic.

She was brilliantly colorful,

And demonstrably dramatic.


And so the creature,

Can take any form,

And distort what once,

Was considered the norm.


Fascinating to hypnotizing,

The audience will immerse.

It quotes every scripture,

Every word in every verse.


The silver tongued devil,

May make a perfect mistake,

To better disguise,

This treacherous snake.


And today, in its absence,

I can hear its words of choice,

And the beguiling timbre,

Of its persuasive voice.


Pour my truth,

A little paler,

Leave your elegance,

To the tailor.


It’s the most pertinent,

Reason why,

All the truths in this world,

Add up to one big lie.


Science proves old beliefs,

Are easy to shake.

But even the Garden of Eden,

Had a silver-tongued snake.

It’s “good old” and “new age”,

And really quite an attraction.

The serpent quotes perfect scripture,

To its own satisfaction.



~Micky Dee~



If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation? ~Thomas Carlisle~

The higher the moral tone, the more suspect the speaker. ~Mason Cooley~


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    • sligobay profile image


      4 years ago from east of the equator

      Your words inspire and delight.

    • Dim Flaxenwick profile image

      Dim Flaxenwick 

      5 years ago from Great Britain

      Awesome, Micky.

    • jhamann profile image

      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      5 years ago from Reno NV

      Great poems reinforced by excellent choices of quotes. Thank you. jamie

    • AudreyHowitt profile image

      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      You just have a great way with words!

    • Smireles profile image

      Sandra Mireles 

      5 years ago from Texas

      A Lovely poem with a great meaning. ocfireflies gave a great poetic response. Good job. Voted up and interesting.

    • ocfireflies profile image


      5 years ago from North Carolina

      Eloquently, you speak

      using words at such speed

      twisting and turning

      listing and learning

      what an incredible poem

      written by Mickey Dee

      So incredible impressed! A definite V+/Share!

      Have a great day!



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