a lie of a wise man

a lie of a wise man

A Poem by Harley (arbiter)

Even the smart people make mistakes


a wise man once said.

 practice makes perfect.

 but nothing can be perfect.


so practice is worthless.

 if youre goal is perfection.

 then head in a new direction.  


 well now that wise man is dead.

and he has left quite a mess.

making people believe its true.

 if you practice perfection will shine through.    


 i dont practice to be perfect.

 i practice to win.

and to know ive earned it.

© 2012 Harley (arbiter)

Author's Note

Harley (arbiter)
Its a little weird but eh. Rate nd stuff. I don't think its done. But idk feedback please thanks

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Thank you! I really hate the word 'perfection' because it doesn't exist! I mean yes, I suppose you get 100/100 on a test and THATS considered a perfect score but then again there is always extra credit points you could possibly earn, so is it really? And practicing something isn't always to be perfect but to make you, yourself a better person. Nobody can be perfect because everybody's definition of perfect is different.

Posted 9 Years Ago

I really liked it. The beginning made me think. Great write!

Posted 9 Years Ago

I like the subject (you would know :p) it has a great flow and has a rhyme scheme, great job! :)

Posted 9 Years Ago

Very interesting :) I really like this twist!

Posted 9 Years Ago

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Added on June 13, 2012
Last Updated on August 11, 2012
Tags: practice, perfect, lie


Harley (arbiter)
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