Miss Perception

Jack-in-the-box

Once I peeked inside my psyche,
found an injudicious vision
trapped behind a rash decision.

From the shadows sprang a spiky
flashing tongue that struck and stung me
right between the eyes.  Unlike me!

Now I always ask permission
when I peek into my psyche.

———

cc-by-nc-nd  Mary Boren, 2012

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