Bernard F. Asuncion

Gold Star - 215,746 Points (July 30,1967 / Subic, Philippines)

Call A Spade A Spade - Poem by Bernard F. Asuncion

Straight from the heart,
Speak truly and frankly;
However coarse it may be,
Say it right with sincerity.

A rose by any other name
Still, has sweet fragrance;
But it spells a big difference
Between tango and disco dance.

Look me in the eyes,
Talk about gold and silver;
They shall eventually fade,
But diamonds are forever.

Saying I love you to someone
Requires a solid conviction;
Though it may sound sweet,
It may also end up in destruction.

In the name of greatest love,
There's no room for lies made;
The truth will set us all free,
Let's call a spade a spade.

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Verse

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 29, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, November 28, 2016

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