About the Poem
Cliches become cliches often because they contain a Truth. "Honesty is the best policy" is a cliche, but the Truth it holds is not the one most readily grasped by most. As the words to this poem attest.
I wrote these words for a specific person, for a specific reason. It was only later I realized I had found an Important Thing that would guide my life for decades. If you find this poem too cynical, I suspect its unspoken conclusion may be far worse.
|by Ron Carnell
Honesty is the best policy
Is only a fallacy
If not treated
Do you see?
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