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Lying Lips- Earnest Eyes

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Below is the poem entitled Lying Lips- Earnest Eyes which was written by poet Eileen Manassian. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Lying Lips- Earnest Eyes

Your lips...lie
Your words...lie
Your hands...lie
Your actions...lie
The lie: I am nothing to you

Your eyes...
Your earnest eyes
Cannot...will not...lie
They speak the truth
With every look
In their depths...a message
The truth: You long with me to...lie

Eileen Manassian Ghali

One of my favorite songs ever: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNZV2C5bpmA

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  1. Date: 8/20/2013 8:14:00 PM
    Ahhh yes, it's in our eyes, the truth, but don't forget that old song which also said "it's in his kiss"... MC

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 8:35:00 PM
    Love this one "DO"! A riddle from me... Kenny! LOL love ya girl! Hugs, Jacko xoxox

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/6/2013 11:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Oh...I'm stumped...I'm stumped...DO TELL! Kenny....you better warble this one out soon, or I will be angry! ;) Get back when you can! HUGS!!!!!!! XOXOXOXO
  1. Date: 8/5/2013 7:40:00 AM
    Men cannot disguise meaningless seductions. Wonderful thought provoking piece.

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/5/2013 7:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for the visit, Kim. Hope all is well with you.....
  1. Date: 8/5/2013 7:04:00 AM
    Good morning Eileen

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/5/2013 7:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    :) Morning to you....afternoon to me! :) Lovely greeting....hope you have a great day.
  1. Date: 8/5/2013 6:27:00 AM
    It's always the eyes that give it away, think I'll have to start wearing dark glasses lol. Very clever write My little Desert Orchid, nice twist to this, Take care, Richard

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/5/2013 7:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You do that, Mr Seal....or you will get in trouble for sure! Glad you liked the write. I'm so glad you are back safe and sound with your wit in tact!
  1. Date: 8/5/2013 12:10:00 AM
    what about the heart Eileen? you used it here to write this wondrous poem,

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/5/2013 3:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Sweet, Harry. My heart is always here...in everything I write. You are so RIGHT! :) Hugs!
  1. Date: 8/4/2013 11:40:00 PM
    Excellent. Very creative. Enjoyed. Tfs

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/5/2013 3:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Ravi. So good to hear from you!
  1. Date: 8/4/2013 8:10:00 PM
    Good one, was it Beyonce or Jennifer Lopez that sang Your Lips don't Lie?

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/4/2013 11:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Are you sure its lips don't lie or hips don't lie? If its the hips don't lie then it is none other than Shakira who is part Lebanese, by the way...and day belly dance like mad!!! :)
  1. Date: 8/4/2013 2:36:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your creative work this afternoon..I am glad that I chose this one to read today..Sara

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/4/2013 11:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm glad you stopped by, Sara....Will visit you soon, my dear! Hugs!
  1. Date: 8/4/2013 12:38:00 PM
    This is such a wonderful write my friend! You have presented to us a magnificent poem for us to enjoy! I really loved reading this delightful piece, Great Work!!

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/4/2013 11:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Delighted....lovely word, Russell...I hope you are truly delighted by this simple piece.
  1. Date: 8/4/2013 12:19:00 PM
    love the surprise ending, eileen... so this is your kind of beat, love it!..:) huggs

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/4/2013 11:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yup....the beat and rhythm of life! :) Hugs!
  1. Date: 8/4/2013 12:17:00 PM
    ok interesting twist

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/4/2013 11:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Interesting is good.....no? ;)
  1. Date: 8/4/2013 10:37:00 AM
    hahaha. Lovely twist, Eileen. I so much wanted to listen to the song but my internet connection is playing up and the streaming is too slow. I love Giorgio's comment. lol. Enjoy the rest of your weekend, my dear friend. Hugsamoonies. LIcia :-)

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/4/2013 11:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Oh sweetie...you probably already know it. Snow Patrol...chasing cars! "If I lay here, if I just lay here....will you lie with me and just forget the world....Forget what we're told, before we get too old, show me a garden that's bursting into life." If those words are not heavenly....I don't know what is! HUGS!!!!
  1. Date: 8/4/2013 10:27:00 AM
    Yes ma'am! :)

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/4/2013 11:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Why, thank you kind sir! :)