Jameel Ahmed Ansari

The White Liars!

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'This poem portrays people who lie like anything,
who dont hesitate to lie irrespective of the situation,
people whose conscience says 'I dont care as far as
Lying benefits me'. Inspired by the famous movie
'Liar Liar' starring Jim Carrey, I have written this poem'


I lied when I was just a mere child,
People laughed away saying I was innocent,
I grew up lying like an animal in the wild,
People thought I was just passing adolescence.

I kept on lying until it became my habit,
As time passed I came up with different tricks.
I tried uncanny ways to master it,
All seemed to me like an amazing feat.

I feigned illness while being absolutely healthy,
I lied on my riches to prove I was poor.
I portrayed a sad look to gain sympathy,
I never missed out a chance to blindly swear.

Friends relative’s teachers or whosoever it was,
I lied to each of them, boy I was such a sly!
Children minors youngsters or whoever it was,
I rarely missed a chance to lie.

I bitched around my dear friends,
Did back biting behind each of them.
I felt as if I was a winner at helm,
Though my inner self continued to wane.

While in college, I made my granny die ‘five’ times,
Just to defend my countless class bunks.
Put crepe bandages on elbows and legs several times,
Just to avoid writing labs while being drunk.

I feign work when there is absolutely none,
I say I am in a meeting while I am busy chatting.
I roam around with girls, while my wife keeps waiting.
I give damn excuses when I am absolutely plumb,

I lie even though I am totally aware,
I cheat myself by cheating others.
‘Honesty’ is word I’ve never heard, I swear!
O'God! I truly am an absolute liar.

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Poem Edited: Friday, February 25, 2011

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  • Inshirah Nalfees (5/22/2020 11:58:00 AM)

    Good evening, Beautiful and awesome poem. I write poems too inspired by you,mamu. He is my Uncle.

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  • Sanjeeda Begum (1/17/2019 9:44:00 AM)

    Very nice poem brother.

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  • Naima Ansari (4/16/2015 8:54:00 PM)

    Ita so realistic , sir. An excellent poem that portrays those who have often lied to us in this Manner.

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  • Bella Stylos (1/30/2012 5:50:00 PM)

    Great poem and I smiled sheepily away enjoyin the lines!

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  • Dolapo Eunice (10/27/2011 5:59:00 PM)

    Seriously its great, i love it

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  • Nadine Mushcab (3/5/2011 12:42:00 PM)

    It's kind of a funny poem, it made me laugh.
    Most people show how good it is to honest and all the good the good things, but you have shown what lying is and in a way how to avoid it..Good job

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  • Nadine Mushcab (3/5/2011 12:42:00 PM)

    It's kind of a funny poem, it made me laugh.
    Most people show how good it is to honest and all the good the good things, but you have shown what lying is and in a way how to avoid it..Good job

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  • Dannie Urban (3/2/2011 1:14:00 PM)

    I realy like this poem. i also like the movie alot so haha! good job on it! :)

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  • Ogbonna Solomon (2/28/2011 2:41:00 PM)

    wawww! U did a good work here i must say, but u know it's still good to lie in some cases.

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  • Zubaida Boland (2/27/2011 10:50:00 AM)

    This poem is simply amazing. I salute your talent. good job, keep it up!

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  • Lynn Glover (2/26/2011 9:03:00 PM)

    I'm not very fond of liars and I'm not very fond of your poem, only kidding, i did like the poem, but not liars. Try another subject and I might enjoy it more.

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  • Masaomi TezukaMasaomi Tezuka (2/26/2011 10:24:00 AM)

    It is very moving and true i believe i know someone like that. Thank you for telling me to read it.It was really good. :)

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  • Shelly Burgess (2/26/2011 6:27:00 AM)

    You were right in requesting me to read this. Unfortunately I believe I lived with this person. Very nice poem.

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  • Vyktor Ekott (2/25/2011 3:12:00 PM)

    Jameel, this poem should attract international recommendation. You speak the mind of every childhood and adulthood. The truth is that we deceive ourselves when we feel we're actually deceiving others.

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  • Yr ~Rune for Death~ (2/25/2011 2:28:00 PM)

    I hate liars. They are no good and do nothing but hurt themselves by hurting others. I did not love your poem but it was good. Keep writing I'd like to read more.

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  • Joana hewitt (2/25/2011 1:22:00 PM)

    Love This poems everybody lie and don't feel right to lie and telling the truth is the only way to save your life so to be honest here love the poems

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  • Constance K Yost (2/24/2011 10:48:00 AM)

    I won't lie to you, this poem is well done, but awfully unpleasant to read! !
    Constance

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  • Wendy Thopliss (2/24/2011 6:38:00 AM)

    I should say this poem is terrible but unlike you i can't lie so i have to say it is great. Nice write. Just hope you don't comment on any of my poems because i won't know if i would believe you.

    Wendy.x

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