Truth In The Time of Cholera

 ## It is a nagging feeling to be lied to, By everyone I know, or have known, Bluffed by serial words, of a pastime, That makes white lies, burning wounds. I still howl, like a stray dog, being called So many names, so often, as I open up, for just some Feed, from kind souls,…

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The Truth About Love

How dreaded to know that life Is just a big lie? You’re told to love the unlovable, To muster courage when it is easier To be a coward, to succeed when It is just a wave of transience. Sometimes, all life is, is a prison of time, When you’re trapped inside a body, that Empowers,…

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Telling the Truth

The topography Of what is straight, uneroded Between two proximal points, Uncurved, shaping a beginning Carved into a heart-to-heart magnetism. When one mouth, like a buzzing mossie Makes a sound in one’s ear That rocks to and fro, Even quaking in spasmodic forces. Aeolian truth, that begins As a voice, that is untarnished Unadulterated, and…

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A Sad Truth

The kite loses her color. And the tea gets cold in front of me. The simple pleasures of life Turning morbid. And I, looking through A magnifying glass, at my feather deficiency Which like anemia will not be solved By taking iron supplements. Synthetic chemistries. And how can happiness prosper When she is only a…

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The Witch Hunts of Salem

Scientific experiments are supposed to be a vehicle of empiricism, a fact finding mission that will yield a ‘truth’ in biology or any of her allied fields. Although genetic truths are evident in sequences of DNA and protein crystals shed light on the structure of proteins, there are scientific experiments that are performed with a…

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You and I

You and I live in separate countries, Separate sovereignties, you have different borders To which I live by, your idea of religion Is praying to God as loud as the Pharisees did Using “God Bless You” to end every conversation you have Doing Novenas every Wednesday, all show, No substance. Whereas I live by Jesus’s…

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Truth and Lies, Feces and Words

The only truth that leaves the human body Is digested food and throngs of bacteria And that they call “feces” and all the half-truths which come out Of the other end are measured, analyzed and explained In volumes of dictionaries and thesauruses And that forms the lexicon of lies After all the human existence is…

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Truth

Who possesses An aura of underestimation And a shadow of fabrication and even exaggeration Who will always be a perennial virgin From infant to spinster In the absence of intercourse With myth or fiction Who is forever naked Not necessarily transparent A woman that can hold no lover Or bear no child Who leaves no…

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Gap Between Two Points

Between the lie and the truth Between the smile and the tear Between the pillow and the alarm clock Between the tranquility and the tsunami Between the music and the noise Between the heartbeat and the gongbeat Between the flow and the ebb Between nostalgia and algesia Between darkness and light Lies one confession

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