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It’s a Fact

It’s difficult to negotiate after a Fact
It’s a Fact
Facts are like that!
They have little time for Theories
Being Facts they feel superior
And go around proving themselves
Facts take a dim view of Dreams
Because Dreams completely ignore them
And don’t respect reality
Facts are usually hard
And backed up by other Facts
Facts however
Are terrified of other Facts
They’re scared of being proved wrong
Cause if they are
They can’t be Facts
And it’s a Fact
Facts don’t like that!

9 Comments:

Blogger Carbanion Tolodine said...

A fact is always preceded by an other fact and followedby an other one. In french "tenant et aboutissant". In this case all fact is only a transition between two others.

1:50 PM  
Blogger NicoleBraganza said...

I love this so much...what a fun way to admonish all those high and mighty persons who go around pronouncing the 'facts' of the world (which are bound to change at some time) which leads me to say -

Honey "IN FACT, NOTHING IS A FACT"

And us poets are the REAL brainy buggers (or so we like to believe...hee hee) because we dare to dream.

Sue - you are on a ROLL!

10:50 PM  
Blogger Queen Neetee said...

How wonderful!

I love this! You're so right about the fear that facts pack. And do you know why? Because facts exist on borrowed time, and time is ever changing.
:)

You're a very clever one sue!

11:00 PM  
Blogger Russell Ragsdale said...

You have a good sense of humor, and that's a fact! Oops!

5:59 AM  
Blogger Cocaine Jesus said...

very funny and sneakily smart. facts without faith are pretty pointless.

8:24 AM  
Blogger GEL said...

I'm smiling. That's a fact.
Witty, fun piece.

9:32 AM  
Blogger elkenarra said...

facts of life... love and death. anything to do. time always.

12:52 PM  
Blogger iamnasra said...

Hope all is going well. Its been awhile I know I dont blog as much as I want to. I loved your poem of Fact. Its in fact very true in every word you have declared over there. So as matter of fact it remain simple fact

Thank you for not only making me think of the facts but laugh in fact

3:58 PM  
Blogger Sue hardy-Dawson said...

Carba facts like statistics can be made to say almost anything, I like the French version best I may use it on irritating people to confuse them

Nicole would that be a sausage roll?

Q Neetee if you've ever seen the old programs of tommorow's world and seen what they predicted would become fact you'd be proved absolutly right

Russel he he

CJ you rumbled me

Silver m.. smiling is good for the soul and that's definately a fact

elkenarra love and death are facts we can't avoid, but at least with love we can be creative

Nasra it's great to hear from you and thats a fact

6:25 PM  

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