The Witch's Angry Potion
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 (18.104.22.168) -- Thursday, June 17 2004, 11:00 am|
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 (22.214.171.124) -- Thursday, June 17 2004, 01:34 pm|
Hi Barb ... form one witch to another ... LoL!!
|Meridian (126.96.36.199) -- Thursday, June 17 2004, 05:24 pm|
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 (188.8.131.52) -- Thursday, June 17 2004, 10:07 pm|
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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