The Cruellest

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Raindrops are the cruellest
When they hide the tears.
Laughter is the cruellest
When it’s hiding pain.
Pleasure is the cruellest
When it twists the knife.
Snowfall is the cruellest
When it hides the traces.
Lies are the cruellest
When you read them in people’s faces.

© 2021 | Frank Regan, All rights reserved.

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