Telling the Truth – a poem

Telling the Truth

 

The dead don’t talk

But their wounds tell a story.

 

Animals can’t talk

But their ivory speaks volumes.

 

Trees can’t talk

Bure bare soil tells the tale.

 

Humans can talk

But their words are often lies.

 

Opher 28.10.2018

 

 

There’s a disaster going on. It’s all around us. But if you ask about it you’ll only be told untruths.

There’s wanton destruction going on in the name of profit; in the name of progress.

Money never tells the truth.

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