Of onyx eye and gemmed ceramic scale,
Of darkened mind and slithering belly pale,
Sliding over dune, stone and scrubby shale,
Softly hidden behind fear´s sacred mystic veil.
Demonic, Satanic, of all sins, both bad and ill,
Lashing tongue, forked black and venom evil,
Crushing and spitting, committing his poison will,
Engaging and engorging, sating his sorry evil fill.
Serpent-stone, Caduceus staff and symbol of mystery,
All lost in dogmatic dross and Cleopatra´s past whispery,
Only defending its rights within earth´s natural history,
Misconstrued upon the tongues of blustering blistery.
© Sue Lobo
Excerpt from the book “Wild Whisperings”
About the Author
Sue Lobo is the author of three books of her experiences in Africa, a poetry book “Africa My Africa” which is poetry reflecting African life in the terrible apartheid era in South Africa & “Lollipops of Dust”, her autobiography, of a child´s view of living in colonial Africa, in the Kalahari desert, with all the magic of what the old Africa had to offer. Her last book “The Last Dance” was published by Creative Talents Unleashed. She has also participated in eleven poetry anthologies with other very talented poets & has won a couple poetry competitions in Gibraltar & Spain. On occasions she has written requested epitaphs and elegies for families of departed souls. She is married to a Spaniard, with two grown up sons & presently lives in Spain. The sale of this latest collection of animal themed poetry called “Wild Whisperings” published by Creative Talents Unleashed will go entirely to Save The Rhino Fund.
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