Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership
Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

the truth

james knox Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled the truth which was written by poet james knox. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by james knox

Best James Knox Poems

+ Fav Poet

the truth

I do not listen to words that are spoken
I pay close attention to actions
Actions are solid
Promises are words and promises are always broken

To me words are tools of deception
Manipulated and rearranged to distort a perception
I wonder if the people who lie so much look in the mirror and lie to their own reflection
Those people need some serious introspection

Speaking the truth comes from the heart
But for some people speaking the truth is the hard part
Some are so good at lying they have transformed it into an art
Lies can tear family and friends apart

I know one thing for sure … I hate being lied to
How about you?
Only speak what is true
Never let your words go askew


Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 8/25/2009 4:35:00 AM
    So very very true James. Awesome writing. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/25/2009 2:39:00 AM
    i hate being lied to,and i hate lying..........lies are the destruction of the soul...........i love your writing ,keep posting--charma

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 6:52:00 PM
    I am with you man, lies are corruption of death itself. Sincerely Moses

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 2:50:00 PM
    Interesting topic put to pen. Keep writing. Sara