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  Living With Truth
by Odin Roark
Friday, June 29, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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A short treatise dedicated to the innocent children in big people’s clothes unwilling to conform.

Living With Truth

We will not
We can not
We are not

We want to
We need to
We beg to

To ourselves
To our other selves
To our other selves not yet discovered

And they think us not well


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Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
The truth will set you free... or does it. Sometimes the truth can be painful and also to others. However, once the truth be known all can either work through it or forget. For must we all be accepted or accept others? Is not the ultimate to just be happy for ourselves? We can always work on what we feel is our short-comings. If others do not accept you, their loss :)

Well done and only in a few prose for thought.

Love and Light
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
I have more or less fought conformity all my life, Odin. I have a saying on another website that I frequent, and it says, "If they give you lined paper write sideways."

I am not a radical. I have just more or less gone my own way. Of course the older I become the more I find that I conform. I think that has to do with the fact that I just don't have the energy to fight them. Hah!

Truth. It has many definitions and many interpretations. I pride myself on truth, being true to myself and others, but I also understand that lies frequently will conduct business within me.
Reviewed by Budd Nelson
just enough to say it all, kudos.
Reviewed by Felix Perry
We all speak of truth as if we are never guilty of lies...but the fact is everyone lies in one form or another, whether they be little white lies, lies of ommission, lies to protect or to try and keep from hurting or just because of their own infallability. I guess the real truth is when we do know it is and strive not to lie again.
Great write.
Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE
... don't forget a nod to our selves not yet able to handle the truth... whether here, there, or anywhere... or even with the utmost care...
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