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Cost of Truth
by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
Saturday, January 28, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Cost of the truth,
maybe hit in the mouth,
lose a tooth.
Whatever the cost,
it may not equal the loss.
A setback may occur,
others may not concur.


Truth hides,
facing up rides.
Who wants to face up,
it may be too hard to lace up?
Sometimes in surviving,
to ourselves we be jiving.
We'll jive on for years,
to keep from facing our fears.


To each their own,
I'm not picking no bone.
Facing up made me settle,
but my soul it did rattle,
at least I'm not out,
wandering with the cattle.


Where's the beef ?


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Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/29/2006
Nothing but the truth !!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Betty Torain 1/28/2006
Good write! The truth does make us free. But, not with-out a cost.

Thank you for sharing. Betty Torain
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/28/2006
You always seem to have an original way of expressing your thoughts, Grady. Thank you for sharing them. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Bobbi Duffy 1/28/2006
Grady, as always you hit the nail on the head.

Bobbi
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/28/2006
With each poem you show where the beef is Grady
and do it top grade!

Eileen
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/28/2006
i like how you write; anything you do is good! well done yet again, grady!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D

lol at ed matlack's comments...
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/28/2006
It's in your poem, Grady.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/28/2006
You have cattle in Baltimore...? Must be in a section away from the 95/895 area, the only place I have seen thereabouts...
ed
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