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The Face of Deceit
lanaia74

From my new fantasy series Of Atlantis, book five, Labyrinth into Oblivion
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Today, I did something I am not proud of , something that is very much against my morals
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What I did, I did for the sake of true Orion brotherhood, even though I want to hang my head in shame
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To lie, especially to one of the same blood, well it will stay with me for awhile
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I have learned true brotherhood, as my enemies have forgiven me, the ones I used to blame
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My once enemies, opened their hearts and arms to me
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Not asking me any questions, now I am a part of their family
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They unselfishly showed me the true meaning of forgiveness, how things should really be
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From this type of brotherhood, newly introduced to me, from this I never wish to flee
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The way I was raised, power and greed, for my family, would take first place
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But my new family, taught me, forgiveness and friendship, was the way to be
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They showed me the true Orion way, brothers we are of the very same race
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My eyes were blinded by lies, but my brothers really helped open my eyes, so I could truly see
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But today, everything I now hold sacred, I had to turn my back on, to help my new friends and family
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Helping them retrieve a very young life, from the grasp of my own crazed, demented father
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A man at one time, I honored and was so proud of, until recently from him my morals made me flee
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Someone, I used to look up to, a man, I used to comfortably call sir
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But never again, as I saw his true face, one of deceit, one of dishonesty, one of lies
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My own father, someone, I loved and respected, someone I thought I could always trust
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All the years, you brain washed me, after truly seeing you, I was full of whys
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The way you are, into the arms of you enemies, I was thrust
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Your enemies, those of the same Orion blood, that you are, they opened my eyes
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Showing me of your true nature, and today to you I had to lie, I had to show you deceit
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Against everything I value, to help my new friends, I came face to face with you and tell a lie
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So now you know how it feels, to see the true face of deceit.
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6 Jul 08


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