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Wisdom Of The Cliché

A poem by Beverly Stock.

There’s something I’ve been meaning to tell you,

Though this be madness, yet there is method to it.

So much bad in the best of us, and so much good in the worst of us,

That it ill-behoves us to talk about the rest of us.

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt. Every man has stupid thoughts, only wise men keep them quiet,

Make a statement without saying a word,

Be economical with the truth. *FINISH NAMING THE POEM!

Finish the name of the poem correctly and send your submission,

with your name, to

The poem’s lines hold the clue: They are “an expression of an artistic work.”

I will announce all those who guessed correctly, on our Facebook page, on August 14th.


Beverly Stock is an American poet living in St. Louis. Her work has been published on, at, and on the Webzine Lighten Up Online.

Wisdom Of The Cliché

© 2018 Beverly Stock

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