Across the Page (Poem 2019 – 6)

Across the Page

across the yellowed page
lie faded blurred lines
where shallow truth
sanitises memories
of a past long forgotten
hazy recollections
conflicting with lines on the page
the scribe’s version of history
tainted
by egocentric stories
staged half-truths
of fiction masquerading as facts
that remain written
across the page

copyright © 2019 Karen Horsley

Inspiration from a post about reading old diaries on A guy called bloke 

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Hi, I'm Karen, creator of blueskydays365.com which is home to my poetry, art and general ramblings. I am the author two collections of poetry, 'Kaleidoscopic Beauty' & 'I am the Stars in the Sky', and the children's book 'All That Glitters' (not yet published). I also enjoy running.

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