Saturday, March 11, 2017

998 - The Second Estate

Three Word Wednesday requires participants
to use the three words of the week in a composition.
The words this week are: 

raspy, shifty, painful

The Second Estate

They give us unctuous, shifty lies
And we lap them up, whole.
Not raspy, these are silky smooth—
Words that paint a tromp l’oeil
To fool,
Fool in a hope that you’ll
Of their deceptive act.
They get rich by this enterprise
And that’s a painful fact.
© J Cosmo Newbery 2017

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  1. True. And sadly we make it easy for them to lie to us.

  2. It does not help that most people are not encouraged to question or think for fear of being politically incorrect and not adhering to the prevailing social mores.

  3. So right.. I live in the land of unctions shifty lies .. ugh..

  4. Good use of the required words to compose this truth

  5. Lee, did you send me an email re:Amazon delivery?


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