The Curious Feline (By Curiosity)

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THE CURIOUS FELINE

Curiosity will be the death of her.

It will surely kill the inquiring feline.

The truth will resign to strangle her

leaving her hung by a tiny noose.

Such curiosity will be rewarded

with the intolerable truth.

I invite her into my mind’s deceit.

My diary is so heavy

a ton and a half of excess baggage.

I ponder if she can muster even an inkling

of an understanding of real feelings.

Can she fathom my twenty-year-old

résumé of torment?

If so, then I invite her to read forward

to prance through my journal of heartbreak.

© 2012 by Charles Banks, Jr.

Writing as CURIOSITY

Excerpt from Page 20 of End of the Road

Published by Lulu.com and Caution Tape Poetry

© 2012 by Charles Banks, Jr. Cover art by Selena Howard

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