Wednesday, 3 April 2013


I'm doing poetry this month, in case you missed the first post* (see note at the end)

Violet Mirrored Illusion by Phil Manker

Is it the truth,
Or something the society wants to believe? 
Is it philanthropy, 
Or something done to appear good? 
Is it honesty, 
Or an attempt to pretend? 
Is it emotion, 
Or a response dictated by the general trend? 
Is it character, 
Or a facade, something we can't comprehend?

Questions... Just questions.

Note: I'm still pondering over poems with the letters G, I and K. If you would like to read one about a specific topic for these letters please drop a word in the comments below.


  1. Is it character,
    Or a facade, something we can't comprehend?

    Love the way you ended this.
    Damyanti @Daily(w)rite
    Co-host, A to Z Challenge 2013

    Twitter: @AprilA2Z

  2. I love this, we should question ourselves to better ourselves.

  3. I have to agree with Damyanti! I love how you ended it. And yes, we are always asking questions, aren't we?! :)

    Jamie Dement (LadyJai)

  4. How about Greatness for G?
    "is it the truth or is it something society wants to believe?" A favorite quote of mine when things aren't the way people keep saying they are is: "the emperor has no clothes".

  5. Love the poem. It addresses some of the questions we discuss in health class.

  6. Yes. Don't you think it's all of that? I think it depends on the person, the day, the time, and the way the wind is blowing. Enjoying your poetry. See you later.

  7. Thanks everyone!
    Donna: Greatness is a 'great' word. Now I'm waiting for inspiration to strike.
    Wayward Gifted: thanks for dropping by!

  8. Hi! I'm Krissy. I came across your blog via A-Z, and I'll be following. As a writer, I find your blog very inspiring.
    Keep up the great work. :)

    1. Thanks for the follow Krissy. I'd love to follow back but I can't find your blog. :(

    2. Hi Sania .. here's DearKrissy's site:

      hope this helps .. cheers Hialry

    3. Thank you Hilary! The writing community thrives because of people like you!
      Cheers! :)

    4. I'll have to start attaching my link for sure! Thanks girls!

  9. Ooooo, very thought provoking. The poet in me loves it. :D

  10. Hi Sania .. I agree with Jessica - do we see the real thing, or the one they're trying to be ..

    Great and I'll see you around - welcome to the A-Z .. cheers Hilary

  11. I love the poem! As a fan of TV and acting, this is a great poem! :)

  12. Why thank you guys. I'll be popping by your blogs soon! :)

  13. I love poetry. Thanks for sharing yours! I'm your newest follower.

    From A to Z Challenge,
    Sonnia J. Kemmer

  14. There are certainly people out there who do "good" for self-serving reasons, or they need to publicly pat themselves on the back for every kind deed. Your poem makes me think about that.

    A new follower here. Found you through A to Z.

  15. Very thoughtful poem. It can be hard to know if people are genuine.

  16. wow! One thing I don't think I could write is a meaningful poem. Great job!

  17. Beautiful poem. I envy people who can write poetry. Can't wait to see what you do with the rest of the challenge. New follower...

  18. I love the questions. Beautiful.

  19. Thought provoking, Sania! Loved B for Breathe too!

  20. You guys are AWESOME! Can't wait to see you again! :)

  21. Very good questions indeed. Sometimes it takes a while to get to know a person before these question really get answered for us.

    Wrote By Rote
    An A to Z Co-host blog

  22. K is for...
    * kaleidoscope
    * keenness
    * keystone
    * Keats
    * kick in the head
    * knock your block off
    * ki-rin
    * knowledge
    * knight in shining armour
    * knave of hearts
    * kingly mien
    * Kendal mint cake (it's the best)
    * keyboard (where would you be without it?)
    * kunzite (hey, it's an interesting mineral!)
    * keeping to yourself
    * keeping up with friends
    * keeping quiet
    * keeping the faith
    * keeping your cool
    * keeping your eyes peeled
    * keep on keeping on!

    Or you could just write a poem in Klingon.

    I'm stuck on an idea for K myself, actually....


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