Sweet Hell – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Mephistophelian – Word of the Day

pexels-photo-806715.jpeg

Photo: pexels.com

 

Sweet Hell

I catch my breath,
though everyone else seems oblivious
that the air is acrid,
the night charged
swirling and dangerous.
I pray you won’t notice me,
and I would make some other pact
to sell my soul, because
if you look up,
I am gone, done for, bedevilled,
And if you smile that deliciously wicked smile
of promise I could never resist,
I’ll have no escape,
and the kind of sweet hell I dream of,
ache for,
will possess me once again.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

Paul,

pvcann.com

19 Comments

Filed under Free Verse, love, poem

19 responses to “Sweet Hell – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. ah a man and his fantasies, very well expressed!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. ah the sweet hell we are all drawn to once in our lifetime. The seduction well portrayed.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Your work is “deliciously” restrained.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Seduction and pain! Well written!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Very sweetly penned 💕💕👍

    Liked by 1 person

  6. lync56

    Wow this one is amazing xx

    >

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.