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Poem: Fate

I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.

Poem Summary

Fate is a poem about her remembering that first smirk. The smile she knows as a lie. It's common place now but she pretends she has no clue. She lets him hang himself out to dry for she knows it will come back to bite him.

"No Alibis by Eric Clapton"



She remembers that first smirk,

the smile she would come to know

as a lie.

It’s common place now

like a rose with a thorn

when he tries to pull the wool over her eyes.

She pretends she has no clue

letting him hang himself out to dry

no longer wasting precious moments of her time.

For she knows the day will come

when he hears the echo of his own words

coming back to bite him

where the sun don’t shine.


A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.

— Mark Twain

"Tracy Lawrence - Alibis "


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