I Must be True

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I Must be True

By Tony DeLorger © 2011


Rarely a choice,

is this drive for truth,

my souls yearning

for freedom

a guiding light.

Disparaging voices,

taunt my path,

their incessant lies

fill me with doubt.

But my heart whispers

soft words of encouragement,

gives me strength,

to follow my course,

unperturbed.

Often unwanted,

the truth revealed,

its dark reality

too much to bare.

But weather I must,

the core revealed,

so I may embrace

what is,

without judgement.

Why I am chosen for this quest,

I do not know,

but I must abide,

however painful the life.

For knowledge

results in understanding,

and pain falls away,

the mind’s vision

further than horizons.

The darkness

of unwanted truth,

is but an affectation,

a view lost to naivety.

Truth, in the end,

cannot be judged,

it is unmoved

by our perspective,

and remains,

a destination

of souls as mine.


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Tony DeLorger 5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia Author

Kind words Venzkhvam, I appreciate it. Thanks again for taking the time to comment.


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VENZKHVAM 5 years ago from Milk way galaxy, trying to find a more adventurous place in another galaxy with my great followers

Tony,

you are a master in playing with words and it is really a pleasure in reading your poetry write more.Your expression of truth, pain, freedom from the lies everything expressed fantastically


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Tony DeLorger 5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia Author

Thankyou Asma. Appreciate your comment.


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asmaiftikhar 5 years ago from Pakistan

beautiful piece of poetry.

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