Jealousy sonnet poems

Shackled monster that lurks in every heart,
Of such ferocious guile yet ever found,
To smile the pain, deftly playing its part,
So docile and courtly until unbound.
With eyes, so green, and spiteful as it goes,
Deceitful of mien, posing meek as dove,
Able to thrive in ranks of friends and foes,
But scheming worst, by burning hearts that love.
Contained and yet, to rage wildest in some,
So envious of stars other fools have caught,
And feeds on wiles, and vain desires that come,
Oft making counseling, all come to naught.
….So quick to lash at enemies assumed,
….But lo! It’s very self it has consumed.

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Reyvrex Questor Reyes

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♪ ♫ Well, I guess, it could be said that if my knowledge and wisdom were converted to wealth, I may humbly say, in all honesty, that I am not a millionaire. But if out of my two cents, you would agree to accept one of it, then, I could proudly say, in all modesty, that I have done charity.♥
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@Reyvrex_Reyes such an apt description of that evil emotion that lurks within us. Your writing continues to consistently adhere to very high standards.



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