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Cruel Words

Words can be cruel, when they are fueled by hate. They become a vicious tool. I sadly found out too late. I did not want to believe. What he had established as real. Knowing what he hoped to achieve. Everything good, he hoped to steal. Words can cause pain, Especially when attached to a lie. The more they hurt, the more they gain. All of this, they find a way to justify. Telling their story for anyone to hear. Encourages them to go on. Blatant lies without any fear. Vast destruction and beyond. When everything was stripped away. What was left beside my good name? But there was more that I had to pay. In his ugly, twisted game. Who I was, who I was thought to be. Bears little resemblance to who I am now. Being humiliated, I find not much left of me. I want the truth to be known...but how?

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Date: 3/25/2020 9:34:00 AM
Powerful poem.
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Date: 3/14/2020 2:43:00 AM
SANDRA congrats to your POTD. Keep on going my friend, despite many trials of faith. Trials make us mellow and strong in many aspects of life. Ernilando
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Date: 3/13/2020 7:34:00 AM
I just never know who to be upset with the most, the perpetrator of the lies or those who believe them in the first place, both sides are sorry cases in my eyes, either way, both sides hurt you in the end, keep that pecker up girl, a well deserved POTD . . .
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Date: 3/10/2020 12:28:00 AM
Excellent write Sandra, congratulations on your POTD....Maria Hugs
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/11/2020 8:27:00 PM
Thank you Maria. I appreciate hearing from you.
Date: 3/9/2020 9:25:00 PM
Sandra, Congratulations on POTD
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/10/2020 12:15:00 PM
Thank you Eve.
Date: 3/9/2020 6:58:00 PM
Words can cut deeply and more so if they are lies,. Excellent write. Congratulations on POTD, Sandra. All the best~ Warren.
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/11/2020 8:25:00 PM
Thank you Warren for your kind comment and congratulations. Very much appreciated.
Date: 3/9/2020 4:32:00 PM
A great poem Sandra, congratulations on POTD!
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/10/2020 12:15:00 PM
Thank you Tania. I appreciate your comment.
Date: 3/9/2020 2:39:00 PM
- Congratulations on your great p.o.t.d., Sandra :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/10/2020 12:18:00 PM
Thank you so much Anne-Lise. A wonderful surprise.
Date: 3/9/2020 2:24:00 PM
Hello Sandra Weiss, yes the wrong words spoken can hurt When it comes from family member it hurts more. have a nice day my friend.
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/10/2020 12:18:00 PM
Thank you Darlene, very much appreciated.
Date: 3/9/2020 2:20:00 PM
Congratulations Sandra on POTD. If they'll lie for you, they'll lie to you. A liar is a liar.
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/10/2020 12:20:00 PM
You are right Daniel, a liar is a liar. Thank you for your comment.
Date: 3/9/2020 1:53:00 PM
Cruel words may stab like a sword, especially coming from someone you love. Wonderfully conveyed Sandra. Congratulations on your deserving honor of POTD! Blessings xxoo
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/11/2020 8:30:00 PM
Thank you Connie for your lovely comment and meaningful congratulations for POTD. It was an unexpected, wonderful surprise!
Date: 3/9/2020 11:20:00 AM
Your words speak truth. There is no excuse for bullying and using words like a sword to inflict pain! I pray you continue to heal from this terrible, painful experience. Congratulations on your POTD.
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/11/2020 8:32:00 PM
Thank you Sam. I appreciate your comment and kind well wishes. They are appreciated. We just try to move on...
Date: 3/9/2020 10:57:00 AM
Congratulations Sandra, for POTD honors...
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/10/2020 12:21:00 PM
Thank you Charlie. A lovely surprise.
Date: 3/9/2020 10:21:00 AM
As kids the "cruel words" first start. As a kid I thought kids would out grow it but they did not. Adults (family & Friends) can say "cruel words." Words should be kind not cut like a knife....................
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Date: 3/9/2020 9:25:00 AM
So many emotions linger within. We often write about what happens in our personal lives. (not what happens here) It sounds like someone close to you, has hurt you. I was in a relationship once. He was jealous and controlling. His words were hurtful and not healing. I was wise enough to get out. I hope all is well in your world. That you are not in any more pain. Congratulations Sandra, on Poem of the Day. ~ Brandy
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Date: 3/9/2020 9:33:00 AM
If I am wrong about the reason you wrote this, please let me know. It is a blessing and curse, being able to feel the emotions of others the way I can. The truth. ~ Brandy
Date: 3/9/2020 9:09:00 AM
So much pain in the world...we all have our share... well-executed verse...Congrats!! on POTD!! Sandra...all the best from The Wingster...^WW^ :o)
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Date: 3/9/2020 7:44:00 AM
Congratulations for POTD Sandy! :)
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Date: 3/9/2020 7:26:00 AM
Congrats Sandra on poem of the day...your poem evokes deep feelings.
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Date: 3/9/2020 7:24:00 AM
Excellent write, Sandra. Congratulations on POTD. Hugs Charlie
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Date: 3/9/2020 6:36:00 AM
Congratulations on POTD I get the feeling that this is not fiction, for that I am sorry for your pain. It is unfortunate that we have to deal with this problem. For what it's worth, I've got your six. Well written poem from the heart. Thank you for sharing.
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Date: 3/9/2020 4:48:00 AM
Congratulations on this fine piece being awarded POTD.....
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Date: 3/9/2020 4:24:00 AM
It's tragic when people believe lies over truth. Well written Sandra, and congratulations on the honour of POTD. Tom
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Date: 3/9/2020 4:00:00 AM
Dropping back with my congrats on your POTD Sandra:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 3/8/2020 3:56:00 PM
An excellent write about the hurt caused by a lie, and those who tell them. You can make the truth known by defending it against anyone who misleads others. Remaining quiet will not set you free from those who slander your name. You just wrote about the problem. That's a great start, Sandra.
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/29/2020 6:57:00 PM
Thank you Lin I appreciate the comment and insight.
Date: 3/8/2020 3:41:00 PM
So true Sandy, about cruel words! Your question at the end is answered by the kind actions I have witnessed. Well expressed! :)
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 3/29/2020 6:56:00 PM
Sorry so late with this. Thank you for your comment.
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