Truth and Lie

Truth when you tell

And with pride your chest swell,

Then you have to know something my friend

One who speaks the truth, brings his life to an end

Look at me, battered and in pain, what have I become?

I should have lied and not given such liberty to my tongue

I should have been submissive and accepted the lie for the truth

I should have known only lies triumph and lies produce sweet fruit

So, learn from me, oh you who are honest and you who speak not lie

I am almost a dead man now; learn from me, oh you who don’t want to die.

Copyright © 2014 RAMU DAS

6 thoughts on “Truth and Lie”

    1. Yes, the truth-teller is loved and hated at the same time; the problem is, most of the time, the haters outnumber the lovers, and this greatly disappoints the truth-teller.

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