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A poem inspired by a quote by Mencius

“Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous”. This quote by Mencius, a Chinese philosopher who is the most famous Confucian after Confucius himself, touched me deeply and instantly, and inspired this poem… Premature Truth Sometimes it’s what you say Sometimes it’s when you say it The truth is precious essence But not when poured too soon   Away it’s chasing streams Of tenderness, of magic And… Read more →