The Burden Of Truth


Another poem partnered with conjuror David. I loved the way he flows his lines. The poem is based on the following prompt.

Daily Prompt: Truth or Dare by Michelle W. on on January 3, 2014.

Is it possible to be too honest, or is honesty always the best policy?

Photographers, artists, poets: show us TRUTH.

Hoping you enjoy it as much as we did.

the truth

The Burden Of Truth (by TooFullToWrite A Shade of Pen)

A little lost in my thoughts
I wander lonely in these forlorn streets
Aimlessly I stroll, unaware of where I head
And on and on I march ahead

I buy an ice cream from a vendor
Pet a shaggy dog and stroke his paw
Ask a friend if they will give me a quick hug
But the weight on my shoulders won’t budge

What is so amiss, I do not know
Why my eyes seem to have missed the show
Although, I try hard to feel happy vibes
They are submerged, drowning, deep inside

The sun has now set from East to the West
This burden that I carry begins to weigh less
Stars, they sparkle, twinkle, glisten in the night
A tune plays out, piano lines of pure light

Somehow, the music cleanses, I start to heal
Broken heart strings ping, as I begin to feel
Will I ever find my true calling again?
Can I be the one to right my own wrongs?

Is the truth really such a dirty word?
When love is whispered but not returned
I’d rather live a thousand days alone
Than let fear be my master for just one

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7 comments on “The Burden Of Truth

  1. Himz says:

    This is absolutely true! Wow.

    Like

  2. yuktakher says:

    Wow..!! I read a couple of poems you wrote.. You really write awesome… I maintain a diary wherein I write nice poems and other posts which I really like… I’ll make sure I even add as many poems written by you as I can… Looking forward to your next posts.. 🙂

    Like

  3. thisoldtoad2014 says:

    Reblogged this on thisoldtoadblog and commented:
    Yes the loving lines of poetry…

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