Gary Corseri


Truth - Poem by Gary Corseri

He had a little truth;
He held it with his might.
A little, shining thing
To get him through the night.

Someone with wider eyes
Showed him a bigger truth:
Something to tantalize:
Truth upon truth on truth!

Truth threatened all he knew.
His precious world went turvy.
Truth used to be so straight,
And now it was so curvy!

He cut his truth in two.
(It was easier to hold.)
Half went into the bin.
Half he held till he sold.


(This poem first appeared at the VeteransNewsNow.com site in February,2018)

Topic(s) of this poem: art, politics, truth

Form: Ballad


Comments about Truth by Gary Corseri

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (4/21/2018 1:18:00 AM)

    Dear Gary, such an interesting poem..10++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Robert Murray Smith (4/20/2018 9:59:00 PM)

    Explain truth it means nothing by itself. (Report)Reply

    Gary Corseri(4/20/2018 10:09:00 PM)

    That's the point of the poem....

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  • Gary Corseri (4/20/2018 9:57:00 PM)

    This poem first appeared at the VeteransNewsNow.com site in February,2018. (Report)Reply

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  • Gary Corseri (4/20/2018 9:50:00 PM)

    This poem first appeared at VeteransNewsNow.com in February,2018. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 20, 2018

Poem Edited: Friday, April 20, 2018


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