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Truth

Series: Fragments of my mind

By CyrusPublished 6 months ago 1 min read
Top Story - December 2023
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Truth
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7 February, 2022, past midnight

Truth

Lying is bad!

Or so They say

They’ll hate you;

They’ll despise you;

Cry wolf and They’ll turn a blind ear.

***

Lying is bad,

Tell them the truth!

Be honest and They’ll love you.

Or so They say

***

Lying is bad

But lies don’t hurt

So put on a filter and utter those words

***

Lying is bad?

But what if the truth hurts?

What would you do when you could kill with those words?

***

Lying is bad.

And the truth will hurt.

Be brutally honest, that scars them the worst.

***

The truth always hurts.

But I don’t care.

Although they will hate me;

I’ll be an honest man.

***

~ End ~

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Cyrus

Welcome to the fragments of my mind. Thoughts. Ideas. All once a chaotic yet artistic mess, before I expanded them into entire, complete poems.

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  • Test5 months ago

    Beautifully done, love the format (also a belated congrats on the top story) thanks for sharing!

  • Test5 months ago

    This line: 'They’ll turn a blind ear.' Brilliant! The sentiment behind this is lovely and beautifully articulated -And very belated congrats on TS!

  • Test6 months ago

    I liked it! It seems like an evolution away from being a people pleaser. It is a willingness to be critical if necessary.

  • Avila Osinta 6 months ago

    "The truth always hurts" but it is a shorter way to live a happy life. Love your poem!

  • M. Rigby Barington6 months ago

    I enjoyed the read.

  • Babs Iverson6 months ago

    Fabulous!!! Loved it!!!❤️❤️💕

  • I'm a brutally honest person and for that I loved your poem so much!

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