Why do we lie?

Why do we lie?

A Poem by Elena

A poem about lying, liars, and just lies. The author is not a fan of lying. The narrator is talking to herself about the complications of lying.

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© 2009 Elena

Author's Note

If I have offended you in anyway, I did not mean to and I am truly sorry.
This is MY opinion and if you have other views, that is completely fine.
Please enjoy :) and make comments/reviews. I love to get ratings, so please! It’s just a click away.
Please ignore any mechanic (grammar, spelling, etc) problems.


Interesting expression of lying and thoughts about lying; I really like the narrative style of the poem.

Posted 1 Year Ago

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wow,i admit i have lied beofre but i hate doing it,that is why is someone ask a question i dont really give a answer,i love the poem you really felt something when you wrote it,didn,t you,but i can not really answer why we lie but i wish we would stop.

love the poem

Posted 1 Year Ago

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Its ironic that there's so much truth in a poem about lies. :)

Well done.

Posted 2 Years Ago

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This is a good one. That's a thoughtful poem you made about lies. It's true that we thought that lying would make life easier but we just make our own life more difficult.

Posted 2 Years Ago

People lie because "lie" is the truest thing that really exist and is indispensable in this world.

Posted 2 Years Ago

Very realist poem, good job!

Posted 3 Years Ago

I love it!!! very good and the thoughts are great(:

Posted 5 Years Ago

Don't worry, you did not offend me.
I loved this poem-it was so down-to-earth and realistic.
I love the way you use examples of how people lie.
Great work, keep it up. I can't wait to read your next poem.

Posted 7 Years Ago

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Added on December 23, 2009
Last Updated on December 23, 2009
Tags: lies, lying, liars, life, first person, complications



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