In Other Words: Slippery


Slippery is the slope of lies,
Melting hope into mournful cries.
Trying to cope as my soul dies,
The swinging rope marks my demise.

©20 November 2016 Suzanne G. McClendon


Image source: Pixabay – Hanging Rope

About Suzanne Gunter McClendon

I am a South Carolina native now living on the Texas Gulf Coast. I have been married to David for just over 33 years. We have 4 surviving adult children and two children-in-law. At this point in our lives, we are adjusting to an refilling nest. I enjoy reading, writing, photography, digital art, fiber arts, and much, much more.
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10 Responses to In Other Words: Slippery

  1. Davy D says:

    A powerful and haunting poem Suzanne. The image gives the poem added sorrow. Have a blessed week 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Eugenia says:

    Well done! Thank you for stopping by my blog.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Patricia says:

    Your poem is haunting, so emotional! Thanks for sharing it with In Other Words.

    Liked by 1 person

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