Alexander Downie

Rookie (30 December 1959 / Bo'ness Scotland)

Truth or Dare


The truth is I loved you, I dare you to remember
The truth is you hurt me, I dare you to share my pain
The truth is I wanted you back, I dare you to say the same
The truth is you never said sorry, l dare you to try

The truth is I protected you, I dare you to not run away
The truth is you squandered trust cheaply, I dare you to lay the first new stone
The truth is I did insane things, I dare you to stop the insanity
The truth is you lied for nothing that was real, I dare you to face the truth

Submitted: Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, February 01, 2012

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