being true to the real world
I must turn my back on dreams
oh, and forget about all that might be but probably won't.
I have to be determined
and believe my own voice
when it says 'this is life'
though at times it can be trick-tested
into being made to say it isn't.
My insistence on truth
has to overwhelm any imaginings
and has to do away with gossamer words
such as Heaven and God.
Oh, and everyone