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Poet Meets Snake Man Poet Meets Snake Man
by Virginia Maria Romero
2016-07-08 10:38:58
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“Poet Meets Snake Man”

My poems - laid hidden
        beneath a colorful Turtle cover
               (they speak of turtles,
-yet not really;
        they were placed in random
               yet strategically
           aligned
               ready
                   & waiting
                         to hold captive
                                their audience,
when suddenly
           -out of nowhere a
giant of a man
            approached
                   wearing a T-shirt,
            on it appeared
              a giant rattlesnake
                 poised,
                    & ready to strike.
he picked up my book
           and began to speak,
       “Is this about turtles?”
I replied,
       “It could be – yet not really,
it depends
        on how you look at it”.
             Having said that,
he gave me a look
        of bewilderment
             balancing on the verge
of sheer terror,
        as he cautiously
             laid my book down
    and slowly backed away,
while I remained with my book of poems
   (that speaks of Turtle,
    -yet not really;
    poised,
    & ready …

 

More of Virginia Maria Romero's paintings HERE!

 


    
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