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Chris Neilson Sep 20
You left me in the best of times
of my health and relative youth
with more life ahead than behind
when still naive and a little uncouth

You returned in the worst of times
with my numbed scarred heart
still blaming my lack of intuition
before embarking on a new start

I stored the betrayal without knowing
what future deceit lay in wait
the guilty party now yours truly
as I ate the alluring forbidden bait

Two wrongs never made it right
we lost something along the way
a relationship built on shifting sand
but with you my soul evermore lay
Life experience
LIFE IS SHORT
AND WE'RE A LONG TIME DEAD
Whether we are riding a unicorn
Across a rainbow
While the wind blows majestically
Our lustrous eye haloed by seagulls
We may act and act
Like we are tall
And our finger nails have
A big heart of their own
We may play kittens or puppies
And get excited about plastic bones
We may get lost in the grammar constructions and commas of sunset
In and out of our comfort zone
We may want to belong to two life clubs
And finish a movie every seven ten days
Always up for subtitles
Be it old sci fi 30's 40's 50's 60's noir war
We may try with a pair of scissors or a broom
To put death sleeping in socks  and plan ahead endless possibilities of karma
If we're wildly in love with life
And understand that life isn't a pie
That being in life isn't a sport
And that faith on life is a little like a full time job
But that death is like a hook living just around the corner whom we share
With the same post code.
Life is short, life is petite
Life is a ******, a dwarf, a suckling
Life is fast as a snap of our fingers
Life is a bait, a worm
Life is sparks
And we're a long time dead
So let's fish capers and mangoes
In and out the apparences
In and out the distance
While the harvest season is booming
Up there in the blooming volcanoes of sunset.
Bhill Aug 8
Those pesky flies will land on your glasses
And buzz your face till your insane

There always seems to be nothing but masses
It much too hard to maintain

What to do, oh what to do
How can you even relate

All you can do, to see this thing through
Is expect, that you are the fly bait...

Brian Hill - 2019 # 199
Who hasn't been buzzed by these pests?
Glenn Currier Jun 14
When I was a young idealistic thinker
I took the bait hook line and sinker
now I’m an old more skeptical believer
but I hope I’m still an open receiver.
episkey Mar 2
kita bertemu dikala petang
dua jari saling bersilang
aku minta izin bertualang
kau beri restu penuh sayang

dengan itu ku bertualang
tak peduli akan halang rintang
semua halang aku terjang
dan diujung senja aku menang

wajah penat berganti riang
sang aku menjadi sang petualang
semua halang kan ku kenang
untuk diceritakan kepada sang sayang

sebelum sang senja hilang
kupenuhi janji untuk pulang
dan dikalau aku datang
aku disambut sang mata berlinang
all credits goes to my ma
Dredd Feb 8
Toy
using emotion as bait
to reel and reap
for their selfish rewards
not thinking about the cost
of toying with someone's feelings.
You can't uncover the future
If you never tease your fate
Knock the door you want now
Before it becomes really late
Love can happen with a glance
When your courage is the bait
© Copyright
Abdullah Ayyash
January 2nd, 2019
my wriggling
dory in
nautical wine
that attested
my craw
with my
line high
now artistry
win a
bite-sized cling
that naturally
could sing
and dance
with the
air and
rhythm of
its strand
Festus Boamah Sep 2018
Money is a bait
It covers any hook
With just a small weight
You are in charge
By hook or crook

Money is time
It pays the best interest
Time makes money
If you are late
It becomes a waste

Money is a bait
Root of all evil
Like alcohol and driving
When it is cunning
It is devil and evil

Money is a rate
Read in account book
So the teacher educate
Hard to earn
Easy to spend
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