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Saturday, 17 June 2017

The Deceiver


The Deceiver

He laughs as he scatters his seed of discord
attempting to sway those of courage.
The father of lies,
deceiving the wise
He's the ruin of many a marriage.

"Don't you know you deserve to be happy on earth?"
Make the best of your time here below.
Fellow, believe me
I would not deceive ye
get rid of your worry and woe."

"You need not a wife who bickers and beckons.
Your time is your own to enjoy.
Get rid of her quickly
before you get sickly
or yoked with a small baby boy."

"The grass my dear fellow, is green on the far side
I tell you for sure, this I know.
Do look around
Virgins abound
for the husband that knows when to go."

To be swayed by his reason is a matter of treason.
Tread slowly amidst it, by golly!
for nearing the end
you will need to defend
your decisions regarding this folly.

An original poem by Miekie (Marietjie Uys)
'n Oorspronklike gedig deur Miekie (Marietjie Uys)

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