Honey Trap

Honey Trap

A Poem by John Alexander McFadyen



Honey Trap

You descended upon me,

vital and alluring,


in sweet juices,

soft kisses,

intimate touches.

But all was smoke

and mirrors,

choking deceit,

that strangled

all faith from my soul.

For years I followed

your 'Twitter' call

but you remained hidden

in the depth

of internet subterfuge.

Promises made

and broken,

bate offered,

tit bits,


to entice my palate.

And when I asked

for more,

I was decried,


But all you offered

were empty plates

with no taste,

not even an hors d'oeuvre.

Now I am but a shadow,

starved of dignity.

I have no relevance,

but the smirk

of a fool.

And you?

the vixen,

the ghoul

who still patrols

the internet

as an angel

with legs akimbo.



© 2017 John Alexander McFadyen

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Nice song.... I love it. and great write too..

Posted 1 Week Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

1 Week Ago

Many thanks Mirror.
i like that honey trap,liked the music

Posted 2 Weeks Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

2 Weeks Ago

Cheers Ron!
Wonderful use of words and thoughts. Song and words are perfect. I liked the questions we cannot answer. Thank you John for sharing the outstanding poetry.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

2 Weeks Ago

Thank you Coyote for your generous review.
Coyote Poetry

1 Week Ago

You are welcome John.
The honey trap was used in Ireland (and other places) to literally lure men to their death. The practitioners of that particular subterfuge are the lowest of the low.
You speak the truth with gusto here John.

Posted 3 Weeks Ago

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Added on October 26, 2017
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John Alexander McFadyen
John Alexander McFadyen

Brixworth, England, United Kingdom

Well, have a long and complicated story and started it as an autobiography on Bebo but got writer's block/memory fogging. People liked it though and kept asking for the next chapter! fools.. more..


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