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Foiled Again

She
there in the door
way beyond any other
sigh

He
there are the bar
staking his hero journey
her

Eyes
scanning the room
she glances over you
smiles

Eyes
watching her move
he follows her with his eyes
prey

You
here on the wall
you see them plotting their moves
die

They
there in the night
picture it all in your mind
cry

You
here in your room
wanting to foil their delight
try

Eyes
turning away
for a watched plot never foils
comply

© Jilly’s  All Rights Reserved

Join me, my  friends, as I host Poetics tonight at dVerse!  We will be twisting adages and you are invited to flock with other poets to write and read poetry, and maybe discover that great things come in blog packages.  🙂

Author:

A wild soul writing poetry.

41 thoughts on “Foiled Again

  1. Oh….this is so well done, Jilly! I love following the plot….the last single italicized word in each stanza….and then the “twist” of the adage in the end! PS: such a great prompt! I really had fun with it. Shall publish now, since yours is already here 🙂

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  2. Ah yes, levity & fun for Poetics Tuesday. Your poem is all aces, smoky and Victorian, tinged with melodrama very creative prompt–thanks for hosting

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