All My Life Is, Is A Lie

December 19, 2011
By Pen-Pen BRONZE, Surprise, Arizona
Pen-Pen BRONZE, Surprise, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"Fight for your life, grow towards the light," Dominique Bordeaux


Why do parents lie?
Growing up,
I was always told,
"One must not tell lies."

Then I found out;
My Dad was the Tooth Fairy.
My Dad was the Easter Bunny.
My Mom was Santa Clause.

Then I found out;
No, they won't,
"Always love me."
After I told them,

Who I was.
And now-

The author's comments:
The double-standard is truly ironic to me. I wrote this poem due to my own emotions and situations, but I do hope others can read this and realize that they are not alone, if they feel this, too.

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