Silver Tongue






Silver tongue
Snake charmer disguised
Guard your heart

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This is written in 3-5-3 form of Haiku!

Image Credit

© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

The Height of Haiku Challenge
Day 28 Prompt:
Charm



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About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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26 Responses to Silver Tongue

  1. A.B. Thomas says:

    Clever! With much chagrin I’d have to admit that I have been classed by some as one of those silver tongued ones though I would have to mention that most of the time it would not be one’s heart that needs guarding!

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  2. Temptation … so naughty.
    Great one ..
    Namaste,
    Isadora

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  3. I have been charmed before by a silver tongued snake charmer….learned my lesson…great haiku and advice!

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  4. so few words convey so much!

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  5. Old Raven says:

    Becca, your Haiku are always evocative and I appreciate that fact.

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  6. wordcoaster says:

    Deceptively simple– cuts straight to the heart 🙂

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  7. becca givens says:

    @ Nanka, with care, beware
    @ Mike, thank you
    @ MMT, good move
    @ Sue, knot2share, they are everywhere … beware of their disguises 😀
    @ Andy, Gemma and Cello Strings … thank you!

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  8. lovely Haiku,

    thanks for sharing.

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  9. Silver tongues are indeed like “fool’s gold”! Worth suspicion!

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  10. Grace says:

    Yes, watch out for those charmers ~

    Nice to see you back ~

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  11. vivinfrance says:

    These little haiku are valuable in the way they encapsuate big thoughts.

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  12. souldipper says:

    Another blogger wrote about people charming us in comments…about sincerity vs. charm. I once dated a man who used charm consistently. When I asked him to stop, he was stunned. When he asked why, I explained that it was a form of manipulation and dishonesty. He said it was good manners and an art. It said that surely lying is therefore an art too!

    The other deception about charmers? We never know who they are because they hide behind that facade. In fact, neither do they know who they are!

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  13. Snakes slither and slide
    Go ahead and charm away!
    Remember I bite

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  14. knot2share says:

    Absolutely look out…

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  15. arrgh there are always a few Snake Charmers about…
    Great advice! 🙂

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  16. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    I would certainly guard my heart from the Silver-Tongued One!

    Charm me!

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  17. Mike says:

    Great haiku Becca.
    Some charmers are deadly.

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  18. Nanka says:

    Great advice!! I shall see that I do not get lured!! 🙂

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