Charlotte Ballard

The Truth - Poem by Charlotte Ballard

I will tell myself the truth
Even if those around me
Deny it.

I will tell myself the truth
Even if a friendship's
Lost by it.

I will seek the truth
Even if it tells me
Something terrible
With it.

I will speak the truth
Even if I'm no longer
Invited in.

At the end, The all I have
Is the truth.

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Topic(s) of this poem: truth

Form: Free Verse

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 10, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, January 4, 2016

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