Robed in various forms,
Only the most overt is acknowledged.
Hook and spike, lance and mace
Dripping with perfume and incense.
The simplest of addictions –
What a destructive cocktail!
Laced with sweet honey to mask
The taste of death.
Poetry Copyright © 2020 by Ena Whiteraven All rights reserved.
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