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Rated: 13+ · Poetry · Contest Entry · #2090260
A free form poetry attempt of facts.
Word Count 573/Line Count 42

The truth is, he isn’t a Nigerian prince and if you send him your bank account information or any money, you’ll just get robbed.

The truth is, there are still occasionally children found wild such as John Ssebunya of Uganda who spent a year being raised by monkeys before he was captured in 1991, the most recent wild child was found in Transylvania in 2002.

The truth is, the music to “My Country, Tis of Thee” is actually taken from “God Save the King/Queen” and “The Star Spangled Banner” uses the melody of an old British drinking song, “To Anacreon in Heaven.”

The truth is, if your hard-boiled egg yolk is greenish-gray, you’ve way over cooked the thing.

The truth is, there are almost two hundred breeds of livestock at risk for extinction, types of chickens, horses, sheep, goats, turkeys, ducks, cows, pigs, rabbits, and geese and once they are gone, they are gone forever.

The truth is, most folks don’t know it, but the old saying, “Red at night, sailor’s delight” is actually in the Bible as quoted from the New International Version, Matthew 16:2 it says, “He (Jesus) replied, "When evening comes, you say, 'It will be fair weather, for the sky is red,'”

The truth is, not including countries like China which participate in “gendercide” or selective abortions to have male children, there are approximately 105 males born for every 100 females and it’s presumed, at least part of the reason is to help keep nature in balance since males are more likely to die than females.

The truth is, no one knows what happened to the three-man crew of the unmanned yacht found in 2007 off the coast of Australia, though the GPS and radio were in working order, the engine and a laptop were on, and a meal was about to be eaten.

The truth is, if you eat too many carrots, your skin will begin to turn orange.

The truth is, there was a real chicken named Mike the Headless Chicken because he lived for 18 months after his head had been cut off.

The truth is, in Ontario, Canada there’s a health clinic shaped like a man, complete with a penis which houses the STD clinic.

The truth is, Iceland has no army and is recognized the world’s most peaceful country, as opposed to Mozambique, which has had so much strife in its history, the flag of this nation is the only one to have a machine gun on it.

The truth is, you’re less likely to win the lottery than you are to die on your way to buy the losing ticket.

The truth is, men who kiss their wives in the morning live years longer than those who don’t.

The truth is, the longest English word you can type using just one row of keys is the word, “typewriter.”

The truth is, research shows that Americans with the strongest partisan view and the most confidence in their view, are also typically the most misinformed.

The truth is, Romans used real criminals in plays so that when the bad guy died in the play, the criminal was also put to death on stage.

The truth is, a 13-year-old child was found and attacked by a man because the child had killed the man too many times on the game Call of Duty.

The truth is, there’s a whole lot of truths and that’s the truth.
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