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The Devil Moved in Next Door

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The Devil Moved in Next Door

Bait dangles as prospects lure
Attempts to whittle the façade 
The devil moved in next door

Flawless exploits and flashy couture  
Your coy routine makes me applaud
Bait dangles as prospects lure

Veiled summons via feral detour
My thoughts tainted, sanity flawed
The devil moved in next door

Confident acts seem insecure
Roguish gazes assail and prod 
Bait dangles as prospects lure

True intentions emerge obscure 
Glacier-like egos need be thawed
The devil moved in next door

Your ignorance clutches my cure
Maze of games, packed with fraud
Bait dangles as prospects lure
The devil moved in next door

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  1. Date: 7/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

    I know the feeling..Been trying to shake the demon for years..

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 3:48:00 PM

    Congratulations Natalie on your well deserved win! I certainly can see why... love and hugs, Jack

  1. Date: 7/28/2012 8:33:00 PM

    Well done Natalie. I really enjoyed this, do you know my neighbour? Trust me, I'm sure he is the devil. I sent you a soupmail. Take care and thank you again for your poem about me. Love Lee

  1. Date: 7/26/2012 5:42:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Nancy's contest Natalie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 4:28:00 PM

    Congrats Natalie on your winning poetry hugs vie

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 12:12:00 PM

    If the devil made you do it then I'm glad he moved next door...he inspired a funny and biting villanelle... (love those glacier-like egos!) Congratulaions, Natalie! - Tim

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 9:31:00 AM

    Awesome win, Natalie. Are you around here much. I don't get to see you very often. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 9:18:00 AM

    Congratulations on your winning poem.

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 1:44:00 AM

    Nat, congrats on your win, very cool write..David

  1. Date: 7/21/2012 3:58:00 PM

    Natalie!! Hey, woman! Love this write, love the form, you did a terrific job with it!! Thanks so much for supporting my 'test and please soup mail me your mailing address so I can send you an "Occupy Gainesville" button if you'd like to have one. Namaste~N

  1. Date: 7/15/2012 8:10:00 PM

    That devil inspired you and thus i have been given moment of to enjoy laughter.

  1. Date: 7/3/2012 5:20:00 AM

    Awesome to see you doing a villanelle, Natalie. What inspired it? A contest? Or has a little devil really moved in next door to you? I think those devils are everywhere these days!!

  1. Date: 7/2/2012 5:55:00 PM

    Very well done Natalie, haven't done a villanelle in quiet a while, I enjoyed reading this, and thank you for your visit on my blog, always nice to read your work, have a great evening hugs vie