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Behind the Words

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Behind the Words

We hide behind words
Our souls longing to be bare
A safe covering?

Jealousy and love
Hate, passion, and sheer madness
Who is being fooled?

Words are transparent
Naked emotions are seen
Your heart is showing….

Eileen Manassian Ghali

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  1. Date: 8/27/2013 5:50:00 PM
    I've never been fooled by your sheer madness my little Desert Orchid lol. Much truth in this write. Take care, Richard

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 6/25/2014 8:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for this post, Mr Seal. I apologize for the late reply. I'm glad I haven't been able to fool you for what is better than the naked truth.
  1. Date: 8/25/2013 9:52:00 AM
    Eileen, I read your comments to Richard and I say never let anyone stifle you in any way. This poem is riveting to the soul. You are such an inspiration and I see why Demtrios was inspired to write his eloquent poem

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/25/2013 10:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks....Karen....you brought tears...I can hardly see... I'm not well....hope it will pass...You are a joy...a light..in the darkness....can't write more...xo
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 1:43:00 PM
    Our souls lomg to be bare..Ow how i love these words..and I do believe that even if we cover our emotions..Our hearts reveal the truth...Very beautiful post Eileen.Have a happy weekend dear

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/26/2013 1:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    How delightful. Hope it all went well. :) May God bless her with long life, health, and happiness! HUGS!
    Chircop Avatar Charmaine Chircop
    Date: 8/25/2013 8:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi dear..Sorry i didn t see your reply earlier...I always try to go back to see if someone replied cause i dnt know if i dnt revisit.A very happy birthday to your mother in law-My baby girl has her first birrhday on tuesday.We re doing a small gathering at our house.My uncle who is monk is coming so We start the celebration with a thankful prayer..family and some close to heart friends.We have a tradition to put many things in a tray..Such as a calculator/comb/pen/injection etc..We let the baby pick somethimg from.d tray and that should reflect her future career..Its a tradition but its sweet..called Quccija.Enjoy every moment with your brother..hooray..you must b happy
    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/25/2013 5:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes, Charmaine. I agree with you wholeheartedly....Hope your weekend is turning out great. My brother and family came back from Canada (Kelowna) yesterday, and I had them over for lunch and supper. It was wonderful! I'm very close to my brother....Today we celebrate my mother-in-law"s birthday. Take care.....HUGS
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 2:00:00 AM
    I think that is a good thing.

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/24/2013 10:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I've been censured for being too transparent, Richard...Often people tell me that I need to be more....veiled. That's just who I am....I'm struggling to learn to tone down the volume of my emotions! I WILL learn. It's DO or DIE! Thanks for visiting! Always a pleasure....