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I am not so cynical, I just for fun tried to write something from an opposite point of view. There are many with sweet words, who ooze love yet are full of bias and hate.

All lovely words
when understood

All so misconstrued
silence envelopes our delusions

Desire, we lust the attention
at the forfeit of philosophy

Love, we crave at Kings expense
	at times
		Sacrificing those whom love us true
			spilling blood at humanities alter

Romance, we desire for loves embrace
knowing serpents sell snake oil remedies

Beware the soft spoken 
cringe when you hear words only a token

Seeking the truth, not platitude
discover love, in those that.........

Breathe actions, not poetic verse

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 6/19/2018 1:01:00 PM
How did I miss this one, Art? So many great lines, where does one start? From the end? I can't believe someone would call this "wordy"? For aren't words the poet's tools? I can't stop looking at the ending! Beauty, matey /|\
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Date: 6/3/2018 12:34:00 PM
Words in the wrong hands can start a religion or a war. Words can bring peace and harmony. Knowing who to listen to and who to sacrifice is the hard part. If only we all could breathe actions into the poetic verse.
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Date: 6/3/2018 5:20:00 AM
Hello Art, Congratulations on the POTD honor here!! A FAVE in my book here. The last verse is the perfect close. Cheers and Best, Gary
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Date: 6/2/2018 8:37:00 PM
Clever poem, Arthur. The picture goes really well with it! It's good when you pop in and visit me!!
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Date: 6/2/2018 12:32:00 PM
Great last line Arthur, congratulations for POTD honors...
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Date: 6/1/2018 2:54:00 PM
I agree Arthur with actions revealing more than words. Congratulations on this wonderful poem being honored with POTD! : )
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Date: 6/1/2018 9:23:00 AM
Excellent and profound! Well deserved POTD :)...actions do always speak louder than words...love last line.
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Date: 5/30/2018 5:30:00 PM
Great choice for POTD Arthur. Congrats and well deserved.
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Date: 5/30/2018 2:09:00 AM
Congratulations on this POTD! Wise words here. :)
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Date: 5/29/2018 5:36:00 PM
Brilliant message and a true stand to go by my good friend! We always face those that deceive as easily as breathing. As evil is ever present in this world and takes on millions of forms. A gem my friend and a fav...
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Date: 5/29/2018 12:50:00 PM
Brilliant closing...a mantra we should all follow
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Date: 5/29/2018 12:18:00 PM
Congratulations on your POTD, thanks for sharing :) x
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Date: 5/29/2018 12:09:00 PM
- Congratulations on your great p.o.t.d., Arthur :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 5/29/2018 11:40:00 AM
Congratulations POTD :)
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Date: 5/29/2018 9:43:00 AM
Every snake has two heads Arthur, although we don't always see the second one, It is there and it will bite you when least expected. Nice poem and Congrats on your POTD...Charlie
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Date: 5/29/2018 9:33:00 AM
Congratulations Arthur on POTD honors. If a person has a "friend" who talks about others behind their back, you can bet that same "friend" is talking about you behind your back. A leopard never changes his spots.
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Date: 5/29/2018 9:31:00 AM
I will fav this and refer back to it. It's right on truthful. Congratulations!
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Date: 5/29/2018 8:58:00 AM
Back with congrats! Splendid day to you! :) xomo
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Date: 5/29/2018 8:14:00 AM
dropping back to say many congrats on POTD Arthur:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 5/29/2018 7:34:00 AM
Actions speak louder than words ~ don't be fooled by the silver-tongued. Great poem arthur. Congrats on POTD.
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Date: 5/29/2018 7:30:00 AM
The delusion of love and romance with empty promises...Congrats on POTD Arthur
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Date: 5/29/2018 5:34:00 AM
"Breathe actions, not poetic verse."! An exquisite culmination of your well crafted piece of work! A well earned acknowledgement POTD. Congratulations. Stay blessed.
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Date: 5/29/2018 4:57:00 AM
WoW! Arthur, You have penned a deep and thought provoking piece. Congratulations on getting the poem of day. It was well deserved:-) Alexis
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Date: 5/28/2018 2:55:00 PM
Words constantly spoken, but like a snake get to close and it will strike and say, "I didn't do it he did it"..
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Date: 5/28/2018 1:59:00 PM
A lot of truth here. I like the direct approach. Even the stubborn have their reasons and the shy their fears. I love "words" but not "wordy". My motto: KISS (keep it simple, stupid!) lol
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