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Liars

Liars (an acrostic and rhyme) by Amy Swanson, Nov. 2008 Look into my eyes, tell me the truth for once - a lie Is all it ever was, I know that now. Although my love for you runs deep, my soul Retreats from your caress; you have Shown me you are just another one of many liars. Liars always seem to know exactly what to do; they'll say whatever it might take to make you think the lie is true. In deceit they spin their webs of never-ending lies, and get so comfortable with it they'll look you in your eyes and make it seem so real, and true, the words they say could make you weep; but they are simply con-men, the masters of deceit. However, there will come a day, when they no longer can atone for loved ones will no longer listen and they will wake to find they are alone.

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Date: 12/14/2008 5:47:00 PM
The truth that is in these words...i hope one day people stop telling me lies... *Breana* thanks for the comment on my poem
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Date: 11/28/2008 3:04:00 PM
Excellent Ann! You grace us with an opening acrostic, AND a wonderful quatrain. Fine enjambment, cadence and rhyme. Love, Keith
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Date: 11/28/2008 2:55:00 PM
So much truth in this one. Clever way to combine two poetry forms to convey your message. Nice job! Karen
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