Treasure Island

Captain Cur

(England)

Black Heart Checkered Mate


A disingenuous simple smile
can hide the truth behind a heart
checkered with black guile;
but love is pure
as spring times lure
and will open up the gate
and destroy the guile
behind the smile
of a black heart checkered mate.

Submitted: Monday, April 29, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013

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Written as a comment to one of Valerie Dohren's beautifully written 'Sonnets.'
I would highly recommend visiting her page and enjoying her poetry.

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