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Betrayed by Love's Lie

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Betrayed by Love's Lie

      "Betrayed by Love's Lie"



in quiet solitude reflection stirs
as soiled thoughts invade inner core of mind
a gentle heart, swallowed in grave, inters
beyond the golden twilight, peace to find.

promises vowed sway broken at dark seams
betrayed by lovely lies spoken sincere
a trusting naive soul lost lovers' dreams
extinguished passion flaunting hurtful leer.

tears tumbled as deceitful romance lied
swore to emotion's eyes were free to wed
a dagger thrust impaled life as flame died
spoiling sweet taste of destroyed marriage bed.

bitter essence lingers to haunt, to pry,
a callous charmer who betrayed with lie.

*Sonnet from P.S. Forms of Poetry.
*For Craig's Beautiful Lies Contest.
*Dec. 8, 2012. 

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  1. Date: 3/13/2014 3:48:00 AM
    i know this feeling .. Deception hurts to the core ~Love you forever my bag....... RIP Sweet Linda-Marie ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 2/10/2014 10:19:00 AM
    Hey Sweetheart!! It has been a long time! I see that your words still penetrate and most certainly capture the viewer. You haven't missed a beat, I can dig it. Hit me up there is a lot we need to catch up on! For instance, how are you Ron nowadays?Asavvy1

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 8:54:00 PM
    Dear Linda, my bff , Stopping by with sincere thanks for your kind comments. It is appreciated more than words or can say... Wishing you the best Valentine's Day YET! Always & Forever :-) LINDA .

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 6:56:00 PM
    This is excellent, Linda Marie. Those curves in life can be so devastating... you've taking me down memory lane but it's just fleeting now. My best wishes for the contest. Hope you all are well, and holding up under the dark clouds that hangs above us now. There're no words to comfort the families but we offer prayers for them; that their pain will be bearable. Take care my friend... Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 9:49:00 AM
    Linda; This is really good. it kinda hits close to home, in a different place a different time. But some how it still hurts. I hope you win in the contest. Lucilla

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 11:55:00 PM
    Amazing write. All the best for contest. Tfs

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 1:28:00 PM
    awesome sonnet, my friend - a big winner, for sure

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 11:51:00 AM
    Nothing of what I expect to find but acceptable for a contest. Good luck.

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 9:09:00 AM
    A true reflection of words from a broken and deceived heart. You have created powerful lines in this beautiful Sonnet, concluding it with words which would continue to pierce deep in the mind and heart of its reader. Great write my friend. My good wishes for your contest entry. I have posted a Poem based on a story from Bible and would be thankful if you can leave your comments on it as it is based on a Story from Holy Bible. Love and best wishes always...Ravindra K....SH LMB

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 8:01:00 PM
    btw, do you have the same NJ address that you had over a year ago? let me know soon if it is different and give me your new address if you would like a card from me. I am sending cards to Soupers who have given me their addresses through the past few years. I spent NINE hours on my Xmas packaging and cards yesterday. Good grief! will be going to the PO tomorrow.

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 7:59:00 PM
    LInda, I want to do mine kind of on the same topic, of a charming cheater. You sure have come far here at Soup. I remember when I first met you and how much you hated sonnets. and now here you are just turning them out left and right!! Good job.

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 2:03:00 PM
    Nice to read your write on this chilly afternoon. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 1:39:00 PM
    /: deception is always its lesson, just hope that things can keep moving from there. & you're right Linda, its a good thing to have friends all around ..even from a distance. And thanks, I've been just fine since then. same to you(: ~Always&Forever your poet friend Lynette ^_^

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 1:18:00 PM
    Refreshing as a spring's morning breeze! Good luck, although you do not need it!

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 1:05:00 PM
    Reads like a winner...Good luck in Craig's contest..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 12:53:00 PM
    Dear SweetHeart of POETRYSOUP (and Me) Linda-Marie, May I be the first to Congratulate YOU, as I'm sure others will when YOU step into the Winners circle My Heart could feel the Emotions and the deep sadness in this Masterpiece.~ Soup Mail Call~ LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Silent Beau...Harry

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 12:30:00 PM
    This is a truly wondrous write my friend! I love this amazing and intriguing poem here Linda-Marie! What a powerful piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 8:51:00 AM
    Linda, an amazing Sonnet for the contest, full of deep and powerful emotions and sadness. I so enjoyed reading your poetry today. Constance

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 7:23:00 AM
    Of all things sad, the most painful perhaps are love and deceit and you penned them very perfectly Linda. Touching write but really exquisitely described in this lovely sonnet. Good luck.

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 7:22:00 AM
    a sad story of love deceived .. toying with emotions is dangerous with consequences poets .. lies have short legs .. enjoy with luv ..