Crooked House

English: The Crooked House Tudor half-timbered...

English: The Crooked House Tudor half-timbered house on Michaelgate (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This crooked house for crooked folk
Secrets are silent, yet are spoke
Its crooked values are the yolk
For crooked dreams that they invoke

This crooked life for crooked men
Completes a cycle, starts again
The dearest enemies talk as friends
So crooked liars make amends

This crooked place for crooked souls
With evil plans and putrid goals
Gives crooked players crooked roles
The ancient bell, so crooked, tolls

This crooked parlour for crooked friends
Where infamy will darkly trend
With crooked wealth they flagrant, spend
Where crooked folk meet crooked ends

(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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22 Responses to Crooked House

  1. helenmidgley says:

    Bit of a wonky story, loved it πŸ™‚

  2. Brian Hughes says:

    You’ve got love Tudor buildings, haven’t you? They always look as though one good sneeze would bring them down.

  3. Morgan says:

    I enjoyed this very much! πŸ™‚ Thank you for sharing your talent and ocntinuing to inspire me!

  4. Loved this, Sis!!! It did make me feel a bit woozy, though. I have badddd vertigo sometimes. Ugh!! ❀

  5. Oh! A new twist on that old nursery rhyme…there was a crooked man, who had a crooked house… Very nice Helen!

  6. Incredible Helen even though it is quite dark it is still very charming. Your rhyming and flow are extraordinary up there with the literary greats

  7. Why is it that crooked always conjures up crooked thoughts of crooked people. What if this crooked house lent us a crooked view outside of the box?

  8. charming… I kept staring at that picture..I can’t imagine living in a crooked house!

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