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You lie so frequently you now believe every syllable that flows from your lips is true Cinquain Express Train Contest Sponsored by John Anderson checked with how many syllables 05~30~17

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Date: 6/4/2017 9:19:00 AM
Coming back with congratulations, Jan. Belated, but merited:) Hugs // paul
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/4/2017 11:01:00 AM
Thanks so much Paul:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 6/1/2017 6:52:00 PM
My Dad always used to say if you tell the truth you never have to remember but if you lie you have to remember your lies. I know people who will contradict themselves mid sentence and not even blink. Truth is in the eye of the beholder
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/4/2017 11:00:00 AM
This person is such an expert they don't know they are lying as they believe everything that comes from their mouth:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/31/2017 6:27:00 PM
My question is this, Jan: Would the world get anywhere without lieing? My take on modern weddings is from experience, except the part about the stretcher. Some exaggeration was necessary to give the poem humor. Thanks for the stop. / M
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/4/2017 11:00:00 AM
Well politicians seem to do very well stretching the truth so there must be something it it Maurice lol:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/31/2017 4:31:00 PM
It is sad that some are like this, they can never really have a good relationship with anyone. Congrats on your placement Jan.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/31/2017 4:37:00 PM
It is sad Rob and when they are family it is even more distressing - but it gives me great fodder for my poetry lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/31/2017 2:00:00 PM
Whew, quite a comment on people who lie in any form whether it be a white or black lie, or plain old exaggeration. So many ways to lie and let it become habit. Nice write. I had to look up cinquain; what an interesting form of poetry. Well done, Jan.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/31/2017 4:36:00 PM
Thanks Beverley:-) I started with another poem and wrote 3 lines but this theme came into my head and woosh the poem was written and posted and I finally finished and posted the original poem today:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/31/2017 5:36:00 AM
We now have alternative facts...Congrats on your win Jan
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/31/2017 6:45:00 AM
Thanks Joseph:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/31/2017 4:39:00 AM
A true cinquain, Jan, many times the lies become a way of life for some:( congratulations:)
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/31/2017 6:44:00 AM
It is very true in this particular cases Jo:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/31/2017 2:09:00 AM
Sometimes truth is a relative thing and at times I must lie to myself to keep my sanity. Nice write Jan.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/31/2017 6:44:00 AM
Sadly some become so skilled in the art of lying it becomes second nature to them James - there are little white lies then there are whoppers!:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/31/2017 1:15:00 AM
Congratulations with your place in the Cinquain contest. A delightful poem that exemplifies what the form is about. Very well done. Cheers,
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/31/2017 6:43:00 AM
Many thanks John I was delighted to be on your list:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/31/2017 1:03:00 AM
I can guess a few ways you got this inspiration!! Good one, Jan.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/31/2017 6:42:00 AM
I hate being lied to Andrea but she's out of my life for good now :-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 5:44:00 PM
This is really good, Jan....seems like you've been following Maltese politics!! Hugs // paul
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/30/2017 5:52:00 PM
lol Paul there is deception all around us but this was written about a family member but it could apply to many i guess:-( hugs jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 4:56:00 PM
Great words Jan. Should do well in the contest. I would not want to have to judge this one.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/30/2017 5:14:00 PM
I enjoyed the challenge Janis I haven't written this form often:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 4:25:00 PM
i have known people like this, jan, and you've done a fine job of describing them very poetically here. good luck in the contest...
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/30/2017 4:43:00 PM
Thanks Ilene:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 2:39:00 PM
It is tough when family acts that way Jan.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/30/2017 2:56:00 PM
Yes Tim I hate being lied to and deceived but am well rid now:-( hugs jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 2:26:00 PM
Hi Jan , you need a very good memory to tell a lie :))) I forget what I had for dinner two hours ago lol :))) hugs
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niall fulham
Date: 5/31/2017 11:28:00 AM
Hi Jan , Some people you could know for a 100 years and still live a lie , as I always say you can only control your own thoughts and actions ,,, not everyone is as nice as me and you :))hugs
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/30/2017 2:55:00 PM
This person has lived a lie for over 30 years Niall but is now out of my lift:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 12:44:00 PM
Such people will never admit their deceptive ways. Good write, Jan.
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Date: 5/30/2017 12:57:00 PM
this one is so blind they believe their own lies Lin:-( But she is the loser in the end:-( hugs jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 12:34:00 PM
Good poem, Jan, succinctly stating a truth about people who lie almost every time they open their mouths. It's like a SPORT for some people! Janice
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/30/2017 12:36:00 PM
Sadly its a way of life for this person Janice and they really wouldn't know the truth if it hit them in the face, but she is great inspiration for some of my poems, its a shame she never reads them lol then again she wouldn't notice they were about her lol:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 11:03:00 AM
Hi Jan, This is good poem for the contest. I agree , when someone lies all the time they start believing their own lies. I wish you the best of luck in the contest: -) Alexis
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/30/2017 11:48:00 AM
They get to the stage they believe them and many other people fall for the deception -thankfully she's now out of my life forever:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 11:01:00 AM
Hey, they say if you say it enough times it becomes truth whether it is or not. Nice one Jan Good luck in the contest
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/30/2017 11:46:00 AM
I wouldn't trust a word that comes out of her lips Chris - she has a degree in lying lol:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 10:05:00 AM
So sad, to deceive even yourself!
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/30/2017 11:45:00 AM
Sadly people do it Kim:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 9:48:00 AM
Jan that is right. People can lie so much believing their own lies. Well done :)
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/30/2017 11:45:00 AM
They sure can Heidi its so sad:-( hugs jan xx
Date: 5/30/2017 9:48:00 AM
Some certainly fool people for a very long time though, as sad as that is. One example comes to mind! LOL
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/30/2017 11:44:00 AM
For 30 years plus she's been living a lie Arthur:-( hugs Jan xx