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Villanelle: Who lies to defend his kind tells he no White Lies

Villanelle : Who lies to defend his kind tells he no White Lies

Who lies to defend his kind tells he no white lies
Encircled by scheming vile wicked harmful people
White lie harms no one not e'en those it underlies

Tell me not authorities may at will spew lies
For the higher purpose preserve State, not people
Who lies to defend his kind tells he no white lies

Can White lies be not lies without being Black lies
Unless lies change colour from mouth to mouth at will
White lie harms no one not e'en those it underlies

Now he who embodies State on whose bed he lies
Do bodies that stewed in his bed most lies sprinkle
Who lies to defend his kind tells he no white lies

If liars all came together to stop White lies
Would Black lies undermine Truth to make lying simple
White lie harms no one not e'en those it underlies

Next time you tell a White lie make certain it dies
The death of a Black lie in the mouth you stifle
Who lies to defend his kind tells he no white lies
White lie harms no one not e'en those it underlies

© T. Wignesan, Paris, December 5, 2018

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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