Professional Liars – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

VJs Weekly Challenge – Threes

Vj has invited us to succinctly write in threes, so either three words, or three lines of three words.


“Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.” Nikita Khrushchev

Professional Liars


©Paul Vincent Cannon


Filed under Free Verse, life, poem, politics, quote, Threes

28 responses to “Professional Liars – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. “dangerous” being the key word here!

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  2. Beautifully succinct. ❤ An oversimplification, I think, but too often true. Love the quote! 🙂 Have a great day, Paul! ❤

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  3. Can’t agree more. Great take Paul!

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  4. Yep, that’s about the size of it!

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  5. Can’t argue with this.

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  6. Concise and yet complete. 🙂 I tend to dislike them all because it seems to me that they are only interested in consolidating their own wealth and power, and anything they do for the benefit of the people is more by accident than purposeful.

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  7. Amy

    Yes, professional liars! Great quote!

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  8. Great answer, Paul! Another excuse for my late revisit. Sometimes i am feeling like a time traveller. 😉 The quote is great too. Will use for a future writing to some of our politicans. 🙂 Michael

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  9. Charis Counselling

    Truth that


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