In Other Words, illusion…

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Universally he was acknowledged as a man of merit.

Pillar of the church, benevolent and generous to a fault.

His undoing came as a terrible shock.

Underneath the facade lurked a monster.

The illusion shattered we struggled to put our lives back together.

 

Written for: https://patriciasplace.me/2017/10/25/in-other-words-illusion/

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11 Responses to In Other Words, illusion…

  1. Fandango says:

    Things aren’t always as they seem.

  2. willowdot21 says:

    True of many today 💜💝💖

  3. Reena Saxena says:

    Certain careers thrive on illusions.

  4. Prajakta says:

    Unfortunately, I can relate to this as well …

  5. Patricia says:

    Certainly timely and sadly too true. There are real monsters in the world. They are hard to recognize because on the outside they look like us. Inside is a different story. Thanks for sharing.

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