The Devil

Illustration of the Devil in the Codex Gigas, ...

The Devil’s Dance

Demons embracing
mortal souls in playgrounds of
devious desires.

Subtle seductions
tease heavenly pleasures,
a sinful delight.

Lascivious lies,
enticing man to languish;
Lost eternally.

Today’s Carpe Diem prompt was The Devil.  Usually I create three unrelated haiku that are intended to stand alone.  This time, I tried something a little different, chaining the three together in I guess what would actually be a Haiku Trio (I hope – I’m still learning this stuff).


About ewdupler

Gene is an avid outdoorsman, loves reading and is known to put pen to paper (well, he types) as an amateur poet.
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9 Responses to The Devil

  1. Really well done Gene. I like this. It’s enticing, engaging.

  2. Green Speck says:

    You summoned the devils perfectly 😀

  3. Well crafted trio of haiku Gene … I like these as a whole … excellent post.

  4. kz says:

    well-captured. and great word choices 🙂

  5. jrbsays says:

    Anything with lascivious worked into it has to be great methinks – bravo 🙂

    The Devil

  6. Great set… and I love the picture which is so well known to me… comes out of a bible (Codex Gigas) that now is in Sweden… I remember it from my school-book days (and for some reason I thought that devil looked cute)

  7. Wonderful set. Love that first one!

  8. jazzbumpa says:

    these are excellent


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