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The truth seems so important,
and it is,
but for me,
right now,
it’s out of reach,
if I don’t know who to trust,
how will I ever discover the truth?
The only truth that I’ve ever known,
is that I can trust,
no one.
I’m always looking over my shoulder,
Afraid that someone will discover my secret,
and blow my cover,
I can never relax,
and that’s what gets me the most.
I should be able to be myself in my own home,
instead I have to make sure I don’t say anything,
too honest,
too real,
otherwise I might not feel welcome anymore.
I always have to lie,
I always have to go along with whatever they say,
even if I don’t agree,
to make them happy,
that is the price I pay,
but I’d rather do that than hurt them.
I can’t turn my back on them,
but I must turn on one,
to find the truth.
To make one happy,
I must hurt the other,
then I’ll be hurting myself in the process,
but I can’t do nothing,
‘cause if I do,
I’ll never find the real truth that I am seeking,
and that is truly unbearable.





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xovanillatwilightxo This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 22, 2010 at 8:48 pm
i can definetely relate, and this is very beautiful! check out my poem? its pretty much the same topic:) TeenInk.com/poetry/free_verse/article/223179/Imaginary-Worlds/.
 
xovanillatwilightxo This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 22, 2010 at 8:47 pm
wow,beautiful! i can definetely relate, check out my poem? its pretty much the same topic:) TeenInk.com/poetry/free_verse/article/223179/Imaginary-Worlds/.
 
BABe724 replied...
Jun. 23, 2010 at 4:04 pm
thank u. i like your poem too. it is very well written and i think a lot of people can relate to it. i also saw that all of your stories were printed in the mag. good job and i will be posting coments on them asap. ;)
 
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