Tuesday, June 6, 2023

A Lie

Written By Arwa Rampurawala (Grade 8)

A lie may be pretty,
But not elegant,
It is pumped up with a sense of false reassurance.

A lie is like a smile that does not reach the eye,
It is as shallow as can be,
Unlike the truth, it is not deep.

A lie is to cheat,
It is to trick and deceit,
It is a false pleasure,
that ignorant humans treasure.

A lie is like paint on a wall,
Cracks and stains it covers all,

But one day the truth will be out,
Maybe a slip from the mouth,

The paint will then start peeling back,
It will take years to paint it back.

Featured Image Courtesy – Workplace Pyschology