Poem: Snow White Liar

Snow White Liar

by June Nash

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smooth talking man greets lovely lady

she doesn’t care that he seems shady

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like sweets on tongue, she eats up his lies

he praises her wit, beauty and eyes

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they may be truths, but how does one know

when they’re piled high in drifts like snow

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starved for attention, desperate for love

into the snow she drops her white glove

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it’s outline she sees, though very dim

like truth in the lies spoken by him

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his weak excuses, flakes upon flakes

deep down she knows they’re all lies he makes

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with all snow white lies, there comes a day

when truth shows through, lies melt away

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from warm sweet spun words ice only felt

watching with sadness, her snowman melt