Inner Demon by Daginne Aignend

A guileful little serpent
wants to infect my thoughts,
sneak into my brain, indoctrinating
Demanding to metamorphose
into its puppet.
The serpent tries to dictate
my actions, laughs at my protests.
Little by little, it tries to asphyxiate me
by its venomous manipulative fumes.
Is this an alleged inner demon?
I won’t allow this viper
to take control over my life
I will give the darling a treat
of one of my special cocktails:
stubborn perseverance , common sense
and of course, a shot of bourbon

Daginne Aignend 2
Daginne Aignend is a pseudonym for the Dutch writer, poetess, photographic artist Inge Wesdijk. She likes hard rock music, fantasy books, is a vegetarian who loves her animals. She’s the Poetry Editor of Whispers and has been published in many poetry journals, magazines and anthologies, in the ‘Tears’ Anthology of the NY Literary Magazine to name one. She has a fun project website http://www.daginne.com

 

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