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Recipe for Revenge
by Connie Hinnen Cook
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Whip me to a lather
with your sour sarcastic tone,
slice and dice me with your words
that crush me like a stone.

Spread acidic slander
as you cut me down to size,
sprinkle bitter rumors
and then garnish that with lies.

Mix in cups of salty tears
of things better unsaid,
pour in rancid memories
from things long buried, dead.

Dish it out while it is hot
as hot as you can make it,
now I know the recipe
let's see if you can take it.

~ Connie ~

Beloved, never avenge yourselves,
but leave it to the wrath of God;
for it is written,
"Vengeance is Mine,
I will repay,
says the Lord."
(Romans 12:19 RSV)


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Reviewed by Cynthia Buhain-Baello
Hello Connie,

Wow! Such a "cutting" recipe for a vile and vicious salad. Unique and superb!

Cynthia

Reviewed by Shelby Splatterpunk
I LOVE it! Excellent imagery of an unhappy union!
Reviewed by Mickey Mantle Fortin
I feel the pain of your words. What goes around...comes around

Keep smiling!
Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G
YOU got MY Attention!
Great recipe for disaster!
and you wrote it well!
It takes 2 to win!
and 2 to end it!
GOOD LUCK!
Warm hugs, Warrior Purple Lady Sheeeoox

STay Positive!
Change must be adapted too, in time...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
There is wisdom in what you express here, Connie. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by H. Lena Jones
Hi Connie...what a recipe! However, "Vengeance is Mine, I will repay, says the Lord..." is the best way of revenge, of course! :)

God Bless
Love, Lena
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader)
Ha!!! Superb, lady, superb.
I think I will dare to let MY "ox" read this one, too!
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot
Excellent Recipe, and the truth of it all...
:)Ch'erie
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
Oh my, that was excellent, loved it Connie!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Connie Faust
Omygosh! This leaves me choking on the acid. And then, what a switch when I read the quote from the Bible at the end. We are so quick to feel vengeful, but ah, there is a better solution--forgive, put it in God's hands, and go on. Thanks for reminding us.
Connie
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia
OUTSTANDING WORK, CONNIE! Praise God!

Your soul doth magnify The LORD!

Bless you, my Sister
Love&Hugs, Rhonda
Reviewed by Dove JoAnne Cromp (Reader)
You had me going Con, and then I saw the beautiful scripture..I was just thinking very few are on this planet like the late mother Teresa... God, teach me to be like her, lol..I must pray for any enemy in my life~~~ Love conquers all~~~

Love & Prayers, Dove
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Love the message and adore the graphic.

Fee
Reviewed by E T Waldron
So powerful, you have the perfect poem for revenge, and I know you'd never use it. But oh the temptation ...Superb Connie!

Eileen
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader)
I had two occasions this week where my advise is similar to yours. Do not give in to revenge. Least said soon remedied. One agreed and problems will be solved, one didn't and problems increased.
Reviewed by Taylor Ryan
Well written Connie...touche!

Taylor~
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Outstanding work!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
Wow, Connie! What splendid, attention-grabbing words and graphic!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Spot on, Connie!!!!!!!!!!!! Well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

And I reaaaaaaaaaally don't wanna make HIM mad!!!!!!!!!!!
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