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Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Trojan Horse Tale








Her words sound as effortless as if spun from a child's flash card series. Kisses skip from fingertips while winks with grins serve to thrash the truth. An in-depth search reveals she is a token mouthpiece of the vindictive and hired to stir the cauldron of war.



Trojan Horse
This description has become a metaphor for any person or thing that appears innocent or benign, but actually presents danger or harmful intent.

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13 comments:

ThomG said...

A play on this election season, perhaps? Finely, tightly written.

Angel said...

Wow! That was very cool.

The Storialist said...

Love the first sentence.

Thanks for dropping by!

Michelle Johnson said...

And, the more innocent they look the less we fear them or see it coming. Well written piece. Have a nice night.

Just someone said...

Nice work! Read and re-read it and each time it is greater than the before...

so concise, yet powerfully lucid!

Just someone said...

Thank you for your comment:)
... thanks for taking the time, its greatly appreciated...

anthonynorth said...

In other words, never trust a politician.
An excellent message, there.

TD said...

I enjoyed the picture, evocative. As for your words, I specifically liked 'while winks with grins serve to thrash the truth'.

Good job!

ashleigh said...

Loved this! Thank you for you comment!

Tammy said...

What a beautiful fractal and words to describe my biggest political fear. Nice job!

gautami tripathy said...

Liked the too the point effet!

evil is objectively effortless

paisley said...

very tight.. she deserves a story all her own.....

Mad Kane said...

Great description of Sarah Palin. Beautifully written!