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Beautiful Lies

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Beautiful Lies

how many times
do we say

I love you
when it's a lie

I'm fine
when you want to cry

I'll live
when inside you die

I won't give up
when you don't want to try

I'll miss you
when it's easy to say goodbye

I love you
when it's really a lie

how many times
tell me how many times

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  1. Date: 6/23/2009 8:53:00 PM
    A well written piece Adam......great job, keep it up! -Jessica

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 6:42:00 AM
    Beautiful poem...sincere words...let go of superficiality.

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 5:06:00 PM
    these are riviting questions and i did ask myself these questions having to stop for being ashamed of myself. very thought provoking. John Henry Loving III

  1. Date: 4/8/2009 6:03:00 PM
    Sadly true at times. Interesting you bring this to attention.

  1. Date: 4/7/2009 6:27:00 PM
    This is very true, A very good write! Julie

  1. Date: 2/12/2009 7:58:00 PM
    Adam, to quote Don McLean, "something touched me deep inside" when I read this poem. Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/6/2009 8:52:00 AM
    Loved the power of this poem and the impact of its read, i can really picture in my head my mom asking me that question when i would brake something and will times will i brake things in the house, though yours is about love it seems. enjoyed reading it.

  1. Date: 12/30/2008 1:33:00 PM
    Clever rhyming... stark opposites, highlighting the complexity of emotions either true or false. Well done my friend! Best wishes, Keith