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Facts and Assumptions

Don't Get Caught in the Looking Glass

I want to understand what it is that I see,
My goal is for truth and not what I want it to be.
What each of us perceive to be true,
Could be only our minds like so many do.
Hold on to the facts and don't let them slip,
Focus on what's real and never shoot from the hip.
The biggest flaw that I know I could have,
Is to assume too many things from the past.
Take all the facts and place them in frame,
Assemble the parts and don't assume blame.
When the pieces are together and gaps do appear,
Your picture of truth will soon be near.
Connect all the dots deep in within your mind,
And the logic will flow and the facts will shine.
The flow of the facts will fill the missing pieces,
You can understand truth and your knowledge increases.

-Not for any contest

Copyright © Donald Williams

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  1. Date: 5/3/2015 9:00:00 PM
    Donald, Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. SKAT love

  1. Date: 5/3/2015 7:53:00 PM
    Donald, Dropped by to say hi and congratulate you on having your poem selected by Soup's Administration. This is a wonderful poem to have featured on the homepage. ~Always & Forever~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 1:53:00 AM
    Dear Donald, YOUR Words of Wisdom are impressing.YOU are a Sage to this old Peer. Superb Write. With LOVE ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry

    Williams Avatar Donald Williams
    Date: 4/3/2013 6:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you sir for your kinds words.
  1. Date: 3/28/2013 9:31:00 AM
    Sneaking around your poems, Donald. This is timely for an old fart like me. The good old days seem a bit too wonderful at 83. Truth is, there were some rotten times too. daver

    Williams Avatar Donald Williams
    Date: 3/28/2013 9:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Amen Daver, Sometimes are pretty tough while others are so much better. Be careful about that sneaking to much. LOL Thanks for stopping by.