my deceit complete.
AmberLynne
AmberLynne
Jul 25, 2014

I dismantle you little by little,
pick you apart piece by piece
as I edge you ever closer to the precipice.
Your curiosity is titillated
by the tantalizing nothings
I whisper to draw you near,
promises I never intend to keep.
I tease as we creep, and you have no clue
as to the depths of my nefarious intent
until the moment I lay my hands
on your chest
         and push.
Your hands catch, grasp tightly.
So I lean forward and gift you
with one last kiss
before I stare into your eyes
as I peel them from the surface.
Laughter pours forth
as I witness your fall
from high above.
I turn and walk away,
my deceit complete.

#love   #betrayal   #dark   #deceit  
lX0st
lX0st
Oct 9, 2014

Your lies could stretch for miles
And I'd still hang on your every word
As if your voice was a buoy
In my sea of senselessness.  
I long to love you
The way you should be loved,
But I'm not sure how you'd handle truth
If it were to wrap around your tongue.

#love   #truth   #hate   #pain   #confused   #lie   #deceit   #spite  
Ah deceit, you wicked bastard
13
13
May 4, 2014

Ah deceit, you wicked bastard
creeping up uninvited, as always
no one sees you coming
none will know when you’re gone
your delicious lies stay but for an instant
and here still, you find a cue
to salt the exposed wounds.

You were never missed
your many forms, vibrant faces
the infamy and calumny
stories unchecked and forgotten
buried under the moniker of bygones.
Yet the scars remain,
deep cuts betrayal, but never fills.

The entrusted deceiver
your snake in the grass
silence is deadlier than a sharp tongue
this venom cannot drown a writhing heart
hope, kindling another tragedy
the reasons are always above par
emotions run amuck behind bars.

The tongue blackens every time
you sever the threads which bind loyalty
leaving the void to suck away the remains
into a crushing dark abyss
the face carries a smile that never fades
the heart has long since withered to naught
now, it cheats itself to bitter death.

Posted on November 23, 2013
#lies   #hate   #death   #betrayal   #cheating   #deceit   #back   #deception   #liars   #betray   #trickery   #cheaters   #stabbers   #fraud   #falseness  
Creating a web of deceit
Amitav Radiance
Amitav Radiance
Aug 25, 2014

Too many words are spoken
Creating a web of deceit
Waiting to attract a prey
Trying to walk through it
Merely hanging by a thread
There lies the web of deceit

#lies   #deceit   #web  
Doxa J Zannou
Doxa J Zannou
Oct 10, 2014

I received you in the mail today.
White envelope. Rumpled at the edges.
Blackened with accrued dust.
You looked nothing like what
They made me believe you'd be.

I opened you though. Hoping
That maybe I was wrong.

I wasn't.

The brochure showed a Brother.

But you were a Foe.

#metaphor   #hope   #friendship   #wrong   #change   #trick   #deceit   #deception   #mail   #veil  
Luna
Feb 14, 2013

She wants to be shoved up against a wall
then coddled when she says her back hurts.
Slitting her wrists in a lavender bath,
she wants you to bandage her up.
"I want you to hurt me," she'll cry.
And you'll be confused when she plays victim.
When you look into her doe eyes, don't be fooled.
She's a monster.

DarkDepriment
DarkDepriment
Apr 15, 2014

My brain constantly
Deceives my heart

Alfred
Alfred
Dec 24, 2014

Gentle souls tossed to the wind.
Innocence stolen.
Memories of yesterday turned into nightmares.

Love.
A feeling that once lived inside her; never to be felt again.

In the beginning there was love and love was peace and love was kind.
Now love is selfish and love is darkness within.

Does love not want what the heart only wants?
Selfish souls waiting for the flood gates to be opened to hell.

 
To comment on this poem, please log in or create a free account
Log in or register to comment