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We're All Liars At Heart

I said I loved you,
But I don't know what love is.
I said I'll always be there for you,
But baby I'm no whiz.
I can't know when you're in trouble or hurt,
When I didn't even know you have an uncle, Burt.
What I'm trying to say is that yeah we lie,
We cheat, we lose,
And surprisingly we cry.
But the thing that really matters is how we react,
How we let you know that we love you back.
And so while we're all liars at heart,
I first want to take this back to the start.
No not between mom and dad,
Not you and me,
But all the way back to Adam and Eve.
They were the first and set the path,
For evil and hunger,
And for a blood bath.
They messed up big and they were the first,
So how could we not mess up and burst?
We bust into lies and tales and shame,
And then we just find something else to blame.
But know this my dear,
We do it for love,
For we do not know how to raise you above.
We lack the power to truly do good,
For there is no superhero under our hood.
So we fill you with promises that we can't keep,
Because all we think about is you when we sleep.
So I don't really know where to start,
Except to say that we're all liars at heart.



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DanielM. said...
May 2, 2012 at 7:07 pm
Awesome Job!!
 
NLURHS said...
Jan. 31, 2012 at 6:04 pm
I love this, it explains a lot. I really like it.
 
Choosing2Live4Christ said...
Jan. 31, 2012 at 6:02 pm
very well written, and very sad
 
Studio_Ghibli-O said...
Dec. 29, 2011 at 2:38 pm
That's kinda sad, but true. :( I didn't think about it like that. I don't want to be lying to the ones I love. . .
 
Annoymous said...
Dec. 22, 2011 at 6:09 pm
nice poem :)
 
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Dec. 19, 2011 at 7:20 pm

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thefamoustapper said...
Dec. 19, 2011 at 7:04 pm
This is beautifully written...lovley perspective! im beyond words
 
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