Jealousy (Envy)

This post is in response to the daily prompt Provoke

Megha's World

This poem is a part of the anthology of poems based on the Seven deadly sins.
Jealousy(Envy): the desire to have an item or experience that someone else possesses

“Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive. ”
― H. Havelock Ellis

A vice, a sin
one of the seven
a trait no one shows
but hides it all along
a fake message
an empty facade
harbinger of lies
hidden behind a
veil of deception
all the way
sugar-coated with love
support and affection
and raising its head
learns to live
another day
filled with malice
swirls your way into
your heart
tainting it
reversing your atonement
don’t let it fester
in you
nip it in the bud
before it devours you
scalded by it
you will be burn to bits
douse the fire
make it quit.
don’t let weave a labyrinth
Of lies

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