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Where Did You Get That?

Not too many will stop to ask someone,
"Where did you get that?"
Although they will pass think,
"What is worn to adorn...
Is nothing but crap.
Where did they leave their mind at?"

And what is worn bought to those sold,
Had to have been told to wear...
Is absolutely pure gold.
With it doing it displayed,
Very bold.
Both front and on their backs to show,
What in their hearts they value most.

Many will give up everything,
For shiny worthless things.
More to value in their hearts,
To show and this seen.
Many will give up everything,
For worthless things.
Just to impress and address pretensions,
Since this is what life lived to value...
Means more than anything.

Not too many will ask of others,
"How do you feel?"
Confess themselves to others to say,
"Let's sit and discuss the truth between us.
With a doing to know it real."

Many are caught up,
With time to have and share...
Meaningless and worthless thoughts.
Leaving truth and its reality felt,
Left disgusting and to distrust.

Not too many will stop anyone to ask,
"Where did you get that bravery...
To walk as if you know truth?
And where did you find that to be found?
Done with a doing you do?
Tell me,
Where did you get that?
Tell me,
Where did you get that?
Can you tell where did you get that?"

'Truth was in my heart to start!'


'Here in my heart to start?'

Without bling?"



Truth to have in my heart to know,
Means more than anything.'

"Where did you get that,
Where did you get that?"

'Finding truth to live it and know.
Finding truth to live it and know.
I found,
Truth to value and know!'
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Written on September 15, 2022

Submitted by lpahtillah on September 15, 2022

1:54 min read

Quick analysis:

Scheme xAbxxa cdcxcex FgxxFgxhF xixxxi xxdxxx xxjklhJAJAa m m xb g xeF AkA EEle
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 1,653
Words 381
Stanzas 13
Stanza Lengths 6, 7, 9, 6, 6, 11, 1, 1, 2, 1, 3, 3, 4

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