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Chest tightens

Breaths are slow

and heavy

You are frightened

It knocks the wind out of you

Didn’t expect the unexpected


Was it truly a ruse

Do you feel used

The writing was on the wall

You ignored it word for word

Can’t complain

The sign read:  “Beware, deceit lives here .”


©  Norma Bobb-Semple 2016

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