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The Affair

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The Affair


The telltale signs were there
But my eyes refused to see
What others saw so clearly
That you were deceiving me
I brushed off all the rumors
Turned a deaf ear to my friends
But now I can’t ignore it
Is this how our love ends?

All those business trips you planned
That kept you out of town
The whispers all around me
Whenever I went downtown
Then suddenly…I saw you both
Tears blinding me as I cried
That was the day the music stopped
The day that my world died

For Susan Burch's contest  - Cheater Cheater

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  1. Date: 11/7/2011 6:01:00 AM
    A belated congratulations I am sending you this morning for your win in Susan's "Cheater, Cheater" contest Beatrice. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/4/2011 8:51:00 PM
    Just how it happens. you showed it well, Beatrice. Congrats on your win in the cheating contest!

  1. Date: 11/4/2011 6:10:00 PM
    Very sad and well written. Congratulations on your top ten win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/4/2011 2:31:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in the Cheater contest Beatrice. Very nicely written