Tag: lies

The yarn was fraying

He knew, although he would never admit it, that everyone knew he was a liar. At first, upon meeting him, people are charmed by his stories finding them incredulous yet inviting. He was lonely so he tried his best to create (fabricate) stories. Tonight, though, he felt the […]

Your crooked alibi

From the moment I met you I knew you were a crook A stealer of souls A thief of dreams You pilfer at will And plunder with no care Claiming you are filling their minds Broadening perspectives And the lonely lap it up And the scared believe the […]

I’m not your porter

Baggage and more Don’t try to lay that on me Don’t saddle me with your heaviness You are carrying rocks in your bag What makes you think I want to carry that on my back? A dozen and one lies in a pocket And a Roman Coliseum Where […]

Break the breakers

  There’s no way to escape the truth Even when we lie to ourselves Our truths linger in the precipice Our lies bleed onto our conscious   The truth’s hangover is deep Waves of guilt pushing out the venom Crying only brings more pain Nose to the bowl […]