The Witch's Angry Potion
Author: Capricorn


The Punch is mixed! -- vile effervescent brew
unleashing foul emotions from your soul;
as evil tongues and gobs of venom stew,
youíll soon succumb to drink and lose control.
Revenge is sprinkled with impatient spice,
obsession stirs to simmer in her pot;
disdain is poached with envy to entice
a craving lust -- imbibed while steaming hot.

Seduced, you drool and slowly swig at first,
until dependent on the poisonous cup;
then guzzle quickly,quench an urgent thirst
and feel the madness slowly bubble up.
The potionís vicious malice starts its flow
within your veins, as hands begin to shake;
with gasping breath a toxic tongue will grow
a fiery flame, and make poor victims quake.

A throbbing fury bursts out from its shell
disgorging fervid words that scorch with pain;
transformed, your face becomes a fiend from hell
that shrieks with rage, so stirring up disdain.
The cocktail fogs your mind, but soon it clears
as venomís drained. Belligerence will ebb;
the ugly ogre slowly disappears
and prey escapes from angers tangled web.

Normality resumes; you feel a chill
to realise your words felt like a smack.
In disbelief your sorrow overspills
towards the heart, destroyed by your attack.
Remorse outpours too late when hearts are rent
and fires of wrath die out; the witch will leave
her mischief made. Emotions fully spent,
you start to wonder -- what did I achieve?

------- Author's Notes -------

Last Year I wrote a poem called `Rage'. Someone I know said it could do with more `teeth'. This version has more teeth!


Comments on this poem/writing:

barb ( -- Thursday, June 17 2004, 11:00 am

bad day ?

This is good cap.I have felt angry and frustrated tooThis describes my feelings so well when things tick me off.:)) It's nice to know otherscan be a witch too. Hhhhhhaaaaa
Capricorn ( -- Thursday, June 17 2004, 01:34 pm

Ha ha!!

Hi Barb ... form one witch to another ... LoL!!
Meridian ( -- Thursday, June 17 2004, 05:24 pm

I tell ya!

Capricorn, your words are so divine, and so articulate, they're beyond me! I can't even comprehend this poem, it's so good! Hhahahaha.... I might be dumb, but I know your intelligence is out of this world! Good writing Cap!

Capricorn ( -- Thursday, June 17 2004, 10:07 pm

Thanks Meridian

Ha ha!! -- Meri ... I tell you I had my dictionary next to me when I wrote this one ... and rewrote it a couple of times -- just to get those extra teeth!

Thanks for reading, your comments always encourage me.
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