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LIES BENEATH SKIN

written by: Leanne Neill

@LeanneNeill2

 

Do we ever really know
anyone?
Thinly veiled secrets
beneath undisclosed skin
fearing exfoliation
judgement by deviation
pious man-made rules
instilled by Gods
we long ago denied
Hiding from the truth
We are all
just living
lies....

Leanne Neill

Leanne Neill

Leanne Neill is a company director, mother of three, and a self-professed ‘composer of words'. She has over twenty years of experience in public libraries and local government. In 2016, she started her poetry and art inspired Facebook page: LUST for WORDS, and has since been published in many ezines and pages including Spillwords, Bymepoetry, including their WOMb anthology, The Scarlet Leaf Review, Blue Nib, Raven Cage, Husk Magazine, and US anthologies, Dandelion in a Vase of Roses and Warriors With Wings. Her first collection, Fine Lines and Unpolished Pieces of Me was published by The Australia Times in 2017. Her second poetry collection, Blue Lotus was released in June, 2018.
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