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Finger Lickin Truth

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Finger Lickin Truth

If the truth was pretty And it smelled just right… Or it taste like a t-bone And came in diet light… If truth was static free And came in easy stages… Or in scratch n sniff colors On large n glossy pages… If the truth looked good On my arm uptown… Or sang like a bird In a sequin gown… But, … the fool is king, his folly law His head is thick and fingers raw Justice is blind and wisdom’s a pearl Luck is a lady and Truth’s a girl Her sister is good intentions The procrastinating whore Who knocks down the walls And ignores all the doors From her cuts I have learned Truth is the flame, not the burn She won’t change and she won’t bend Way too uppity for my friends To some, Truth is getting rich And finding perfect mates But Truth is just a lonely girl Who never gets a date

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  1. Date: 5/19/2013 1:48:00 PM
    Blind P, Congratulations on your Featured Poem of the week. Take Care *Linda

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 8:03:00 PM
    Blind, ;-) Wishing you a nice warm welcome to the Poetry Soup. I hope you find this community to be one of the best. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets, and myself! If you ever want or need feedback on any given poem, please feel free and look me up by clicking on my name anytime you see it. HUGS <3 from your newest friend ~*~SKAT"

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 9:52:00 PM
    I love the title, and your meaning is sad here...however I love the poem Blind, "Welcome to the poetry soup. My name is Linda; many poets on the soup call me PD for fun. I’m looking forward in reading and enjoying your poems in the future. Today I will start by reading all you have posted this far..... Thanks @-> LINDA <-@"

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 7:17:00 PM
    Smart poetry, glad I stopped in to read some of your work, it is pure enjoyment from a fellow poet I say write on, xxx