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Can't you spare a lie or two, Just to make me smile ... Tell me that I'm handsome And you love my sexy style? Can't you fib just once or twice, And tell me that you care ... Pretend the sparkle in my eye Is why you're apt to stare? Can't you weave a story, fine, Where I'm your "One True Love", The angel that you prayed for ... Sent to earth from up-above? Can't you just for once pretend ... That you know how to cry? Show some REAL emotion - I'd pay dearly for that lie ... Can't you act sweet-hearted? I love playing make believe! But I'm just getting started - I've a few tricks up my sleeve ... Oh, let's both say "I love you, Dear", I don't care if it's not true ... Just fake love 'til you make it, And I'll do the same ... for you. ~ 6th Place ~ in the "I'm Just Getting Started" Poetry Contest, John Hamilton, Judge & Sponsor.

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Date: 9/25/2019 11:51:00 AM
A cute poem about complete denial!
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 10/4/2019 8:48:00 PM
Thank you so much, Ralph - blessings! :o)
Date: 9/24/2019 8:31:00 PM
I got a great chuckle out of your cute poem. So glad you placed with it.
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 9/25/2019 1:53:00 AM
I'm very happy that you liked my poem, Jeanne, and that it made you smile - thank you very much, my friend! :o) <3
Date: 9/24/2019 2:57:00 PM
Fake it till you make it. Congrats on your win, Gregory. Enjoyed your poem.
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 9/25/2019 1:52:00 AM
Thank you so very much, Line, I'm pleased that you enjoyed it. Blessings!
Date: 9/24/2019 2:09:00 PM
You have a great understanding of the human dilemma when wanting to face the truth! So well stated. You amaze me. Lonna
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 9/25/2019 1:22:00 AM
Oh, you are very kind, Lonna, and I so greatly appreciate your comments of support ... I'm so pleased you enjoyed this one, a situation of the human struggle and the arrows of Cupid. Blessings and thanks to you, my friend! :o) <3
Date: 9/24/2019 1:52:00 PM
Congrats my friend, another of your fine endeavors goes unnoticed ~ Aloha always William
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 9/25/2019 1:20:00 AM
Thanks so much, William, I greatly appreciate your kind comments and your thoughtful perspective - your opinion is one I value highly. Blessings, my good friend! :o)
Date: 9/24/2019 1:29:00 PM
And then, just move on, I guess. Thank goodness for poetry and your fine poetic words that shine on a light on what could have never been and remind us of what yet might be, such that we might continue. I enjoyed reflecting on your words.
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 9/25/2019 1:16:00 AM
Oh, many kind thanks to you, Mark, for the thoughtful comments and kind words - I'm very pleased that you found it worthy of such - blessings, my friend! :o)
Date: 9/24/2019 11:50:00 AM
Hey Greg, nice write, I knew this was yours and I enjoyed it thoroughly as I always do, for me was a little off the theme so I couldn't put it at the top, but I couldn't ignore the quality of style that is very typically you!
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 9/25/2019 1:15:00 AM
Thank you very much for the placement, John, I greatly appreciate it, friend! Blessings!
Date: 9/24/2019 10:29:00 AM
Sweet little lies could be preferable to bitter home truths. You have a point, Gregory.
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 9/25/2019 1:14:00 AM
That can be true at times, Geoffrey, indeed - many thanks for the read and comment, my friend! Blessings! :o)
Date: 9/24/2019 3:57:00 AM
love in perjure none adores!!!!!!!
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 9/25/2019 1:13:00 AM
Many thanks to you, Mahtab - so pleased you enjoyed it, my friend! :o)