Devil's Kiss of Fire
You think you know me,
I have power in my eyes
And destruction running through my blood.
I'm full of hatred and regret.
Rejecting affection in my wicked ways.
Lightning and thunder is my game
Heartache and suffering is my name
Fire over earthen waters is what I present to you.
Vanishing without one care in the land.
My presence will always leave a scar in your heart.
©2014 Carmen Borrero
About the Author Carmen BorreroWith a great upbringing, She learned to view the world around her, turning thoughts and ideas into penned, written words. Her poetry has been featured in Hardaway High School's Talon Literary Magazine (2000) and the US Library of Congress (2001). Her poem entitle "The Passing of Time" placed in the HBO Sharing the Stories Then and Now Creative Expressions Contest (2002). Carmen received a honorable mention from the Columbus Consolidated Government Rails to Trails Naming/Art Contest (2010). In addition, this is herfirst time entering a piece in The Political Poet Contest. She resides in Columbus, Georgia with her mother, Peggy and sister, Sheila. "I enjoy everything life has to offer, joining in multi-cultural events, attending church regularly, spotting a frog or two, and especially Atlanta Braves baseball- (just to name a few)!"