Saturday, August 31, 2013

Belted Serpent

Half coiled,
the scales of the braided leather
are camouflaged
in the weave of the carpet.

I don't realize
the danger of
the bedroom floor terrain
until it is too late -
OUCH!

The bucklemouth
strikes
my foot.

4 comments:

  1. Terrific-you never know what might strike in the shadows of one's home!

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    1. So true, Linda, especially in my daughters' room! =)

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  2. Ouch. That simile jumped up and bit you.

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    1. Thanks, Liz! Sometimes poetry does that...which is a good kind of ouch. =)

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