Sunday, June 24, 2012

Self-Destruction

Touch of Evil

a touch of evil
bares his fists,
twists the truth

glares down,
frowns at others
who try and stop him

unaware each hit
pounds to size
his own demise

*

@laurie kolp

Picture inspiration- Mag 123

34 comments:

Catfish Tales said...

Absolutely! To a pulp!!

becca said...

wow well done

Grace said...

I really like the last stanza ~

Great take Laurie ~

Brian Miller said...

live by the sword, die by the sword...the top is the place clearest for the head shot....smiles...nice laurie

Laurel's Quill said...

ahint of truth there, Laurie. Deliciously dark.

Kathe W. said...

yep- well put!

Ginny Brannan said...

"...unaware each hit
pounds to size
his own demise"

Wow, how much truth in those words! Concise and perfect lesson here. Loved this, Laurie!

JJ Roa Rodriguez said...

strong lines... love it!

JJRod'z

Tess Kincaid said...

Pounds to size his own demise...I like the way that tumbles off the tongue...

Linda said...

Blowing this philosophy up to include the world is scary but so truthful. Thank you for sharing this brilliantly crafted write, Laurie. =D

Daydreamertoo said...

Yes indeed. You and I seem to have gone the 'bully' route :)
Nice one Laurie.

Quotes,Photos and a little Poetry said...

Again it's sad how people bully others just because they can and treat them as so. this was a tough one for me. You seem to have done well.

Sorry Gnat said...

total yes - you go poet

robkistner said...

rapier clean and to the point -- yes, yes... nice Laurie...

Bee's Blog said...

Good take. The picture just screams "evil".

zongrik said...

wow

that is so philosophically right on

done for

Lyn said...

Even this villain will meet his match..won't he be surprised! Well done...

izzy said...

You can see the muscle working in his jaw! thanks.

Mary said...

Perfect response.

Hannah said...

So true, Laurie!!! Your ending is so well said!!

Roy Schulze said...

A pithy little powm, and a pretty good summary of the actual film! My contribution this week is here.

Roy Schulze said...

*poem

Helen said...

Deep, full of great insights.

Cheryl said...

I love this!

rosemary mint said...

Well isn't this the truth ...

"unaware each hit
pounds to size
his own demise"

Karen S. said...

A very nice poem, that sings so clearly too!

Buddah Moskowitz said...

Pithy, poetic, perfect.

Thanks, el Mosk

Sue said...

Succinctly splendid!

=)

Berowne said...

Excellent take on the prompt...

Helena said...

Cracking little write - packed a little but true punch!

Kutamun said...

"once down the dark path you start, forever shall it dominate your destiny " - Yoda. Thanks Laurie

Wander said...

Very good poem!

Wander

Dave King said...

Succinct and punches hard. Much like.

Tumblewords: said...

Ah, and all for Karma!