Defences

I told you my talisman
was the turtle, stead fast,
Slow. But, like a true

porcupine, I lied.
You were right not to reach out,
I’ve sharpened
my quills and even I
don’t know when
to spring them.

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2 responses to “Defences

  1. very interesting. I definitely like it, especially the first 4 lines.

  2. I can relate to this poem and those quills! Excellent! ~Linda

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