Bane of Lure



In front of me
A shimmering glow
A curtain of gold
It waterfalls down her back.

Turning, she blinds me
With the spotlights
In her eyes, glowing
Ever knowing,
Those razor-sharp knives.

Next, the shark, menacing
Pulling up from the depths
Of emotion with those
Vampire-like teeth in her smile

Then, gone.
Eyes closed. She's harmless.
The shark seems to have eaten the prey.
But it doesn't know
The prey is here to stay.

A black hole opens
Sirens spill out
Dancing, enchanting
Her deadly lullaby

Until, it stops
A spear through the heart
The monster, bested
By the prey.
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Submitted on January 11, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABXX AXCCX CXXX XXDBD XXCX XXXD
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 542
Words 100
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 4, 5, 4, 5, 4, 4

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