Sweet Derangement

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lsd therapy (Photo credit: Luciana Christante)

Sweet derangement of the senses
Brittle voices, mission bell
Truth distorted, past defences
Secrets too bizarre to tell

Acid dreams and cocktail fancy
Spread-eagled specimen here lies
From some pit of necromancy
Comes the darkened lord of flies

In the morning allโ€™s forgotten
Just a dreamland far away
And such children here begotten
Are but markers on the way

Sweet derangement of the senses
Wishing on a fallen star
Cut through all your vague pretences
Show completely who you are

(c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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14 Responses to Sweet Derangement

  1. justmoo33 says:

    Loved the poem – perfect artwork to go with it!

  2. Awesome– Lovely tetrameters and great rhymes.

    From some pit of necromancy
    Comes the darkened lord of flies

    Is such strong writing ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Brian Hughes says:

    Too much cheese before bedtime.

  4. I love it, you have me at derangement because I love that word and this is gorgeous

  5. Love this! So powerful and I love derangement too!

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