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The Lie
by INNOCENT AGBO

Monday, September 01, 2014
Rated "G" by the Author.
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                                  The Lie

 

My love and I, lie with each other every night

and pretend  not to know that we lie.

But, though I simply smile

and say nothing when she says that

she lies with no other,

I know it's a lie.

Nor will I deny that I equally lie with others too.

I lie with her

and she, with me,

to her mum, about the

bad traffic that makes her late every night

and to papa, about the

constant increase in my school fees

 

Our love for each other

makes us lie together, every night  and

conveniently ignore the consequences of lying.

Yet, why must we be blamed for this lying that is

a part of man's nature?

Lie, the lie
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Reviewed by Edward Phillips 9/3/2014
Those who lie too much
do not often get laid... :-)
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 9/2/2014
Lying certainly is a part of man's, and woman's, nature. We all make our beds and lie in them.

Great use of words in an intriguing poem.

Ron
Reviewed by John Domino 9/1/2014
Well put!

WE all lie. Some lie big some lie small. Sometimes we forget things and don't lie all all.
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 9/1/2014
Nice creative play on words also reminiscent of confessional poetry. :-)
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 9/1/2014
Yer gota pernt. (You've got a point.)



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