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What is this word, betrayals? How did it come to be? Is it simply something less Than you expected? Did your hopes and your desires Fall short of your aspires? Perhaps others failed their duty To protect you? Did the trust you put in Someone fail you? Have you suffered grave Abuse? Did someone close Back-stab you? Was your loyalty Unrequited? Was contract breached or Just misunderstanding? Did a lover’s indiscretion Distress you to the core? Does your object of affection Now love you less or more? Did secrets kept Destroy you? Or Surprise with Joy and excitation? Was concealment Worse than truth? What cost to hide Even from yourself? Speak your truth, but speak with care The truth can set you free! But there is No guarantee! "Three things cannot long stay hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth." Gautama Siddhartha, the Buddha

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Date: 10/2/2019 5:48:00 PM
deep and a little dark but so many truths very well done......
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Date: 10/1/2019 4:38:00 PM
Yep, there is no guarantee! A well-written poem, Mel.
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Date: 10/1/2019 3:51:00 PM
Lovely poem, Mel and I love your inspirational quote.
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Date: 7/9/2019 7:08:00 AM
Much to ponder.
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Date: 4/3/2019 10:53:00 PM
I like the flow of your writing,rightly described and beautifully written?
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Date: 4/3/2019 10:17:00 PM
I like the way you put this together...I know a thing or two about betrayal...coincidentally you might like my latest entry "I thought I knew"...have a great day :)
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Date: 4/3/2019 9:07:00 PM
That was amazing..Deep and words put in real truth. I loved it!
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