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Lies Awake Scheming

Pretense blinks unthinkingly prominent neon sign Promoting delicious wishes heady aspirations primed Porous ears absorb spiel Charmed python entrancing rises Web weaving traitor traps victim with outlandish surprises Silkily wrapped casualty constrained unsuspecting pawn amusing lure Deceipt's imminent death awards trust's established pristine pure Glitz will blitz framework Compulsive claims manifest Embellishment dispelled reveals authenticity's skeleton undressed Facade unfastened, centre radiates fanciful distractions fewer Universality within, truth begins ribcage contents not obscured Fantasies bring brief buoyancy beguiling sunlit lake beckons Submerged, burdened by treachery sub-plot sinks with deception Scope of hope propels Capable fables capture listeners Sugary cubes stirred dissolve friction breaks tenuous fiction Candid connection invites valour Ethics draw worthy goals Integrity's impeccable map guides shared navigation nourishes souls

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Date: 9/17/2020 12:48:00 AM
Sigrid, this is a Masterpiece. A truly wondrous poem. Everything in place, with the precision of a Pyramid. One of my favorite poems (from any age). ~Jude (MrFernando)
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Sigrid Ermine
Date: 9/17/2020 1:30:00 AM
Thank you, Mr. Fernando. Thank you for your time today. Keen to explore more of yours, and new ones coming
Date: 8/26/2020 9:01:00 AM
I agree totally with Silent One!! Excellent my friend!
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Sigrid Ermine
Date: 9/7/2020 1:50:00 AM
Ta, B
Date: 8/24/2020 4:10:00 PM
Sigrid, this poem just drips with delicious images and alliteration that move your theme of pretense, facades, glitz and fantasies along effortlessly one stanza building on the previous one ending with integrity. This is a wow! and a fav or me. Congratulations!
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Sigrid Ermine
Date: 9/7/2020 1:49:00 AM
I am lucky you took the time to read and comment. Humble thanks, Sam.
Date: 8/24/2020 4:10:00 AM
- Congratulations on your win, Sigrid ... I remember how exciting it was to post my first poem :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 8/24/2020 2:59:00 AM
This is a brilliant first post with great use of light alliterations and assonance ... This was not really a contest, it was an opportunity to showcase your first poem and I am glad you entered. Thank you.
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Sigrid Ermine
Date: 8/24/2020 3:41:00 AM
Exactly as all who entered understand. I will be interested to read the submissions assuming they're listed now. Thank you dearly, Silent One.
Date: 8/16/2020 11:23:00 AM
"....authenticity's skeleton undressed" - nice.
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Sigrid Ermine
Date: 8/17/2020 1:48:00 PM
Firsty worsty poem.! Maybe! Thanks for stopping by, Rob.
Date: 8/3/2020 5:40:00 AM
We must always beware of the many charming pythons along the way as we make our journey through life. I have encountered some that got the better of me. Nicely penned, Sigrid. Hugs, John
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Date: 3/27/2020 9:36:00 PM
Glad you see hope despite so many Porous ears. Another good poet on wrong side of ditch. Cheers from David in NZ
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