Bitter thoughts
and sour words
evoking intense reaction
A tongue lashing
hurling insults
Intimidating exaction
A spoonful of sugar
to sweeten the tart
and acidulous vocabulary
Sugar rushing to the head
Calming the anxious
with honeyed confectionery 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

OctPoWriMo - Tongue

 Image by Alexandra_Koch from Pixabay 

  4 comments for “Bitter-Sweet

  1. October 7, 2019 at 11:24 pm

    I like how a little sweetness can go a long way! 🙂💞

    • Christine Bolton
      October 7, 2019 at 11:39 pm

      Thank you Punam 🙂💕

  2. October 7, 2019 at 9:31 pm


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