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To See the Truth


To see the truth, close your eyes
When your feet are chained in fog
Do not look up at forged skies
The songs have drowned in the smog.

You are lost in a storm of dust
To see the truth, close your eyes
Grope in the dark for the hand you trust
For something to make you realize.

It is a world masked, bright with lies
But if, blessed, you miss what’s gone
To see the truth, close your eyes
May you glimpse the promised dawn.

Glittering gold has darkened the nights
Closer, approaches the day of demise
When blinded by the glaring lights
To see the truth, close your eyes.

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  1. Date: 7/2/2010 10:07:00 AM
    Congratulations Grace on your poem being in the spotlight in Joe Flach's contest "One Good Quatern Deserves Another". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/2/2010 9:29:00 AM
    A wonderful message, Grace! Congrat's on your win!~Tirzah~

  1. Date: 7/1/2010 9:54:00 PM
    Congrats Grace on your winning poem in Joe's contest.. an amazing write and win for u to enjoy.. with luv from the "Sweetheart" in Hawaii

  1. Date: 7/1/2010 9:05:00 PM
    Very interesting way to say it, close your eyes insead of open them. Blind faith over bright illusion. Nice win, Grace! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 7/1/2010 8:38:00 PM
    Great poem Grace. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/1/2010 7:59:00 PM
    Grace, beautiful poem. Thank you for entering this in my contest. Very creative message. Love the meter and the rhyme. Joe

  1. Date: 6/28/2010 5:06:00 AM
    A nice line you have chosen...Tosee the truth, close your eyes. Good luck in the contest