TWO POEMS – The Hurt & Death In the Lies We Tell


Charming character who am I?

Of masked atrocities and pain

The past extorts, assumes and lashes out

with distrust, malice, hatred and disdain.

ME: Past oh tortured why come back?  I’ve had enough of you!

PAST: I’m giving you another chance to change your point of view!

ME: In Jesus I believe. God Why has this happened? I’ll serve you set me free!

GOD: I’m here, I’ll heal, forgive and guide you, I’ve made you for my glory.


Lies held dear for comfort

are lies none the less

who with lies can you set free,

to heal or even bless?

Lies taste sweet as honey

to sugar coat bad taste

Lies hurt, deceive and flatter

undermining intelligence with haste.


By Sandra Ciminelli

Pen With A View

Misery Likes Company

death-valley-1303573_960_720Misery likes company
doesn’t want to be alone,
it drags you down into the hole,
dries you up right to the bone.

It takes away your sweetness
and your family you will rob.
You’ll lie and steal for the vice,
Your word won’t be worth a bob.

You’ll look for love and not find it,
Misery thrives on defeat.
Don’t look for love in the drugs,
you’ll pay dearly for its keep.

Addiction will cost you more,
than the dollars you’re willing to pay.
Your self worth, your friends & family gone,
now that misery has you enslaved.

By Sandra Ciminelli.

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

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