Of horns and smiles

The only power wielded by the lost –

is their ability

to deflect, distract and conquer.

They thrive in the forests

of chaos –

that infinite source of sustenance.

Because…

The devil will never show you his/her horns –

they will show you their teeth –

they lead with a smile

lulling you

into a false sense of complacency.

And that is the vantage point –

from which

they will wage their assault

on your shores

Harboring hopes

that no one is manning the lighthouse.

Turkey Point Lighthouse

Turkey Point Lighthouse – Elk Neck State Park

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About Shun P. Writes

Author, Amateur Genealogist, Writer, Poet, possessor of 2 cents, blogger and eternal student of life, who harbors a firm belief in his Grandmother's mantra that: "People need to get off of their rump and do something". All while keeping in mind that a cheering section will often get in the way.