A Date with Destiny

A Date with Destiny

A Poem by Zugzwang

The girl with blue eyes
squats in the shadows.
A concrete-honed switchblade
winks prettily
from out of the gloom.
The thin blade screams
for you to come closer.
She'll be elbow deep
in your guts
by the time
you've opened your mouth.

© 2017 Zugzwang



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Imagery as vivid and haunting as any dream. I tip my cap.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Zugzwang

10 Months Ago

Thanks Gaia.
Just another of my dream poems. It seems eyes feature frequently in them. Don't .. read more
Gaia Octavia

10 Months Ago

Eyes are where people's demons can't hide
🙂
Zugzwang

10 Months Ago

That would explain why they freak me out so much. Lol.
Reads like poetic antidote warning to – keep out of the shadows! Interesting and haunting write … :-)

Posted 10 Months Ago


Zugzwang

10 Months Ago

Or to stay away from blue-eyed girls :)
Phill Oz O'fee

10 Months Ago

Now there's a challenge .... !!!!!!!!
The girl with blue eyes squats in the shadows... Winks, but screams and elbows you in the guts... No time for mouth... Enjoyed the fact you start with prettiness, but throw in words like "squat" and "guts" to throw the whole thing for a loop... Can not settle on one feeling, and I think... I think that in the scenario of being knifed in the gut... I would not know what to think... Concretely penned...

Posted 10 Months Ago


Zugzwang

10 Months Ago

Yeah, it's a weird poem all right.
I have a couple of others similar to it also. They all com.. read more
Silente

10 Months Ago

Well... Sometimes not-nice dreams can make the nicest of things to write about, heh...
Zugzwang

10 Months Ago

Yeah, I find it interesting to write about that stuff.

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