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Lies ?

November 21, 2014
By MysticMusic ELITE, Waterloo, Other
MysticMusic ELITE, Waterloo, Other
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Favorite Quote:
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” -Mae West
"It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things." - Leonardo Da Vinci

What if someone told you everything was a lie?

Waking up one day to find everything different

your room 

your family


How can you be sure what is reality?

How do you know you are not trapped inside your own mind?

Do you live as an ignorant sheep?

Or a wolf walking among the sheep.

Do you care for either?

How do you know what you're doing now is real?




How do you tell reality apart from lies?

How do you know it's not going to all fall

apart one day, and everything gone to

pieces, can't be regained and you-

you've changed beyond recognition

and no one recognizes you anymore.

What's the difference from this and everything else?

Do you look at the kid in the corner,

feeling bad, but not doing anything?

Or do you talk to that kid and find out

that it's not what you expected.

Do you find that you're that kid

you thought you'd never be?

Did you know you probably will one day?

What's the difference between reality and lies?

I can't answer this question, can you?

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on Jan. 6 2015 at 5:12 pm
BoobooBeetle DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
“A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.”
G.K. Chesterton

"And you, you ridiculous people, you expect me to help you."
Denis Johnson

This is so creepy because I literally talk about this very same thing all the time to my friends. I can't believe that the thoughts I have daily have been written into such an extraordinary poem unlike any other. Wow, this is absolutely amazing! I truly hope this gets published in the magazine. Great job!!