Shawn L. Bird

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poem- Ulterior Motives continued November 3, 2014

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 12:14 am
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They cluster about

like vampires,

smiling sycophants,

their eyes glowing

with delight,

basking in your presence.

Their good intentions

would suck you dry,

if you gave them half

a chance.

.

You smile,

all charm and pleasantries,

while internally, you mock

their saccharin sweetness

and puerile pandering.

You accept their homage,

nod nobly

and never let it seep

into your psyche.

 

 

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12 Responses to “poem- Ulterior Motives continued”

  1. We know that Smiling Faces tell Lies and that they are Back Stabbers.

    The O’Jays

  2. Dai Verse Says:

    sounds like a typical ‘extended’ family gathering

  3. FCM Says:

    I love love love this poem. I think you’re the greatest everrrrrr. Really! Oh, I’m not just saying this either. Yup, good one.. 😉

  4. howardat58 Says:

    It takes two to tango !

  5. ‘Tis the season of the panderers, so saccharin in their pleading- every single day- “More $, please!!”


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