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Ashes Of Seduction
by pat medlin
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Slow deliberate cuts of long dark hair

float from his shoulders, barely noticed,

to the cold stone floor of this house

of curtain-less windows

and tables bare of flowers.


For it was an angel's fair voice

that beckoned him through the churning seas

and swirling waves of his distracted discontent.


Seduced once again by passionate parted lips...

deft soft hands caressing his unbridled needs.


Lured by lust and gold-dusted promises

of warm hues and sweet smells of hearth

to her nurturing bosom.


Lured to a home falsley called,

rooms empty of warmth...walls smelling of ash

to a cold empty teat.


He stood clothed and chained in finery

not of his own...

a warrior heart...the bravest soul of a lion

ruled by the fragile yearnings of a cub.


Trust-filled young eyes

and a steadfast faithful heart

are as dissipating smoke

from the embers of destruction...

the ashes of his seduction



 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Dark Knight
wow...with all due respects i do believe your poetry has seduced me with its words-well done
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse
men are built to be so strong, and they are
but woman have the undeniable strength to weaken them
a fabulous offering showing the "Ashes Of Seduction"

Candles Kissed by Mooning Stars
Vickie
Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci
Wow! I really got into this!! Bravo!!
Reviewed by Elizabeth Russo
Intensity is woven into each line. One can certainly feel "lured to a home falsely called" (brilliant line). Powerfully written. ~Best, Elizabeth
Reviewed by Lonnie Hicks
This is simply transcending writing-amazing intricate, wise, longing emotional and moving. Such a treasure here. Will read more.
Reviewed by Amor Sabor
Excellent the use of imagery in this leaving a series of vignettes upon my miagination. Well done.
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather
I can smell the walls of ash, this lured me right into every image. Clever. ~ Morgan
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger
Beauty in your portrayal of a warrior heart.
Brilliant piece Pat.
Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
Wow! Fascinating imagery you've cleverly painted here, Pat!!! Very nicely done!

Anna
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
You write of a universal and timeless theme, Pat. Thank you for sharing. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
A classical, classy write. Smooth and seductive… Drew me in.

Ron
Reviewed by Christine Tsen
Awesome effect! This is most compelling Pat!
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by D. Vegas
Pat, Love your tittle and how you layed it out...

Always,
Deborah
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
Happens every single day, Pat. Men! We give out gender a bad name.
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