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Deceitful beauty of a lassie

Charm-is-deceitfulSAMUEL KAFUGILI

Perhaps beautiful as sunny rays,
Shining as a diamond glimmers,
But in reality merely flesh,
Garlanded to attract a man,

Dishonest beauty to deceive a gent,
Reckoning he may be quite handsome,
Feeling that he desires a lassie,
A bloke with a heart for love,

Deceitful beauty of a lassie,
Devious enough to destroy a man,
Simulating a chance of satisfaction,
But weaving a mesh of demolition,

Like a diamond in the rough,
As faded as a fake gold nugget
The deceitful beauty of a lassie,
Coarsens and diminishes love,

Shining bright like a perfect jewel,
But flickering, dimming after nightfall,
Now seen in all its broken splendour,
Filled atop with regret and remorse.

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Lindsay F Bond

Ahh, Samuel, brings to mind Samson and a lass who him beguiled. Begs question as to her attachment.

Can webs of words so delicate entrap such artful reach of beauty?

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