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The Old Philosopher

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Below is the poem entitled The Old Philosopher which was written by poet C. L. Thornton. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The Old Philosopher

Of "truth" when in print be wary.
Even the deepest tracks in snow are temporary.

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  1. Date: 1/13/2014 11:27:00 AM
    - Interesting !!! - well written C.L. ! // Anne-Lise :)

    Thornton Avatar C. L. Thornton
    Date: 1/13/2014 12:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for taking the time to read me. The point of this two-liner is that not everything that calls itself "truth" is of lasting or permanent merit – hence the even footprints disappear in deep snow. Danke noch einmal. Ved en tilfeldighet, du snakker tysk? Bare nysgjerrig. C.L.