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The Lie

Such a little thing Strung between two hearts Concealed in silence That which is unknown cannot hurt Not both at least Just one heart stricken It will not stay silent It will be heard Then two hearts broken Scars heal But never disappear They just conceal the wound
Bob Quigley 1/08/2012

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  1. Date: 1/12/2012 9:41:00 PM

    Life cannot exist without some prevarications. Do you think used car salesmen and politicians could make their respective livings if they only told the truth? Good write, Bob.

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/12/2012 10:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Not a chance. Thanks Bob
  1. Date: 1/12/2012 11:13:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win Bob, enjoyed reading your poetry. Elizabeth

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/12/2012 2:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Many thanks Elizabeth
  1. Date: 1/11/2012 1:59:00 PM

    Congrats on your superb win. Thanks, bl

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/11/2012 2:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Appreciate it bl
  1. Date: 1/11/2012 11:08:00 AM

    Congratulations Bob on your win.Another very good poem from you.

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/11/2012 2:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Kash
  1. Date: 1/11/2012 10:23:00 AM

    So cool to see this one in first place Bob :) Congratulations

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/11/2012 2:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Wilma
  1. Date: 1/11/2012 6:06:00 AM

    Congrats on your win!! always Michael

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/11/2012 7:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Michael
  1. Date: 1/11/2012 5:29:00 AM

    Congratulations on the win in Brian's "Show Me" contest Bob. Love, Carol

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/11/2012 7:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Appreciate it Carol
  1. Date: 1/11/2012 2:59:00 AM

    Congratulations, Bob. Some real wisdom in those words! Cheers, Maureen :)

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/11/2012 7:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Maureen
  1. Date: 1/11/2012 12:17:00 AM

    one big CHEER for the win, bob.. congrats! :) huggs!

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/11/2012 7:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Nette
  1. Date: 1/10/2012 9:43:00 PM

    Bob, this is profound and wonderful to read. Congrats on your well deserved win!

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/10/2012 10:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Andrea
  1. Date: 1/10/2012 6:47:00 PM

    CONGRATS BOB ON FIRST PLACE WIN.. AND THAN KXXX FOR WARM WELCOME BACK TO PS.. SLOW BUT SURE..

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/10/2012 10:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Linda-Marie. So glad you are on the road to recovery
  1. Date: 1/10/2012 6:59:00 AM

    I love how you personified the lie in the 3rd verse "it will not stay silent". so true. and i love your ending - a great description of scars. they really do become a part of us.

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/10/2012 8:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Susan. Very kind comments
  1. Date: 1/10/2012 3:38:00 AM

    How very true my friend. Honesty is always the best policy because as the Bible tells us: "Be assured your deeds will find you out." Good job here my friend. God Bless, JB

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/10/2012 8:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Judy. Good to hear from you again
  1. Date: 1/9/2012 2:24:00 PM

    Yes, very true indeed, Bob. Powerful piece. Many congrats on your wins too, my friend : )

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/10/2012 8:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    As always, my thanks Jack
  1. Date: 1/9/2012 2:17:00 PM

    Very wise... Putting this in my favorites..

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/10/2012 8:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Glad you liked it Dana'lynn. Appreciate the honor of your saving it to favs
  1. Date: 1/8/2012 2:19:00 PM

    This is so true Bob, I could not agree with you more.. enjoyed your wisdom tonight ;)

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/10/2012 8:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Wilma
  1. Date: 1/8/2012 1:19:00 PM

    A nice write :-)

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/8/2012 2:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Darryl
  1. Date: 1/8/2012 1:04:00 PM

    Yes, scars heal Bob.Thank you for sharing it,lovely.OXOX love Anne-Lise

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/8/2012 2:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Appreciate it Anne Lise
  1. Date: 1/8/2012 11:22:00 AM

    Aptly writ. The sociopath has no scars; has no wounds. He just scars others.

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/8/2012 2:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    So true John. Thanks for your comments
  1. Date: 1/8/2012 11:02:00 AM

    Very true indeed. Scars never truly disappear from betrayal.

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 1/8/2012 2:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Nor completely heal. Thanks for stopping by Gail