The Ladies of Horror
Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge!
by Asena Lourenco
Beautiful things often hide the truth,
Deceiving you; too good to be true,
Behind innocent smiles there lays demise,
And evil shines beneath the brightest of eyes,
But a simple treat, what may it hide?
What velvety treats can withold so many lies?
But the pure white frosting was yet tainted with sin,
And the petal swirls held something more sinister within,
Now the creamy confections have fulfilled their task,
Which lips were tainted by your crime, may I ask?
Fiction © Copyright Asena Lourenco
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More about Asena Lourenco:
Asena Lourenco is 14 years old. She loves reading, playing Scottish traditional fiddle music on her violin, dancing, and martial arts as well as writing her own stories.
She would like to be a teacher and writer when she grows up. She also loves cats and babies!
Great response to the prompt and such natural rhyming – I like the question format – encourages the reader to search for the answers in the darker recesses of their minds.