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The Deception

without giving a part of oneself… one who states they are giving love… is suffering from an illusion… of self deception, not of love for souls and love are one and the same.

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  1. Date: 12/15/2011 3:12:00 PM
    Yes, very true indeed, John.

  1. Date: 12/15/2011 5:43:00 AM
    Yowza! Dripping with truth, Moses. Selfishness and love can't coexist. Enjoyed. Gwendolen

  1. Date: 12/12/2011 10:42:00 AM
    Dear John, my sister needs to read this poem. She is still living in the illusion without giving anything of herself to anyone. Very moving poem! If this is for Brian's contest, I know it will rank high. Love and Christmas blessings, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/11/2011 9:00:00 PM
    A profound statement. Makes you think. Kim