Blossom Mist

Rookie - 0 Points (24 February 1978 / India)

The Devil's Warning


On a chilly winter as I combed, standing by the mirror
A thick fog now covered the silver
I saw flames rising from the river
As the haze cleared and the fog disappeared
Beads of sweat appear on my forehead
A snap of a twig and a shudder
Into the mirror I saw the devil enter
My spine froze and I tremble and shiver
With cocky eyes and crooked smile
Gingerly he held a file
I knew it was the file of my sins
The one I had done to my friends and kins
The devil read from the file
He had a tough time hiding his smile
He read everything, me as a kid, teen to a prom queen
Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, lust n wrath
By Joe I had a part to play in all
I went numb and cold, The devil started laughing his wits out
When he poked me with his fork, I instantly lost all my hope
The devil stopped laughing, looked me in the eye n said 'my darling'
I ain't here to harm you, I only came to warn you
Its high time you atone, for your d sins before you drown
As in the sea of fire, It gets hard to respire
He asked me a promise to keep to mend my ways clean
I promise the devil on one Knee
I will atone for d sins n remove the jinx
He retreated his fork, and gave me a stroke
The devil vanished in thin air as he came
Subdued the flames of the river, as he mended my mirror

Submitted: Monday, January 09, 2012
Edited: Monday, January 09, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Devil's Warning by Blossom Mist )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 0 Points Binish Cd (1/14/2012 10:36:00 AM)

    really an interesting imagination...........which arises from our believes........nice work. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Prayers!, Edward Kofi Louis
  2. I met a gentle lady, Cee Bea
  3. Made Openly, Edward Kofi Louis
  4. Story telling, Nassy Fesharaki
  5. affection and attraction, maharshi trivedi
  6. Alankar(Decor) -202, Indira Renganathan
  7. Embossed!, Edward Kofi Louis
  8. Vernacular, Mikey Bachman
  9. The Great Bukowski, Mikey Bachman
  10. Grenadine, Mikey Bachman

Poem of the Day

I

Our life is twofold; Sleep hath its own world,
A boundary between the things misnamed
Death and existence: Sleep hath its own world,
And a wide realm of wild reality,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet May Swenson

 

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  3. If, Rudyard Kipling
  4. The British, Benjamin Zephaniah
  5. handles bermuda, rwetewrt erwtwer
  6. November, Thomas Hood
  7. And Death Shall Have No Dominion, Dylan Thomas
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  9. A Thing of Beauty (Endymion), John Keats
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]