Sophia White

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Don'T Quote Me - Poem by Sophia White

I spit a line, a clever word,
You wonder at what you just heard.
I see my trip, ignore my fall.
Just don’t quote me – ever – at all.

I say one thing. I am another.
No one knows if I’m one or the other.
What’s bluntly said is often wrong.
Don’t quote my word, my rhyme, my song.

On the sidewalk, I scrawl my thoughts
The lies shine out like bloody spots.
The truths were small, rain washed them out.
My whispers are truth, don’t quote my shouts.

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  • (2/26/2007 1:28:00 PM)

    Utterly fantastic. timeless true-ism. You mind if i quote this?

    keep on
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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 26, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 23, 2011

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