Just An Observer
Everyone knows the truth is painful.
by Lawrence S. Pertillar
And a lie can fly from tongue to ear,
Quicker than the speed of light.
Delight the receiver!
Promise a child 'anything' to quiet at night.
Lips will zip and eyes will close tight!
Try it, the results are remarkable.
I am not the one to say preachers do this,
Nor do I quote politicians,
Without hiding crossed fingers.
I am just an observer,
Who has experienced what hurts!
With attempts to distance from it,
Not as quickly as I sometimes wished.