Deceived by your eloquence
I was swept up by your pander
Your agenda was not initially known
When I realized your plan
You did not appreciate my candor

Angered by my directness
You were no longer comfortable
Your swagger became limp
Seeing my chance to escape
I was no longer vulnerable

Escaping from your clutches
Your words were accusatory
There was anger in your eyes
Your goal would not be achieved
I would never be your quarry

Struggling to stay upright
Clawing my way through trees
Knowing the predator was on my heels
My breathing became labored
As I battled to be free

Christine Bolton – Poetry for Healing ©

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  3 comments for “Quarry

  1. July 30, 2018 at 11:27 pm

    Great write up and good use of all the prompts!

    • Christine Bolton
      July 30, 2018 at 11:44 pm

      Thank you my friend 😊

      • July 30, 2018 at 11:46 pm

        You’re most welcome Christine 🙂

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