Ignorance

Poem: 'The locals are so ignorant, they didn't even know that they were poor until we told them. We put them to work turning mountains upside-down. When the mountains are gone we'll make a fortune farming the wind.'

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  1. The photo blows me away…..a pair of jaws poised to snap. And ‘farming the wind’, God that’s good.

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  2. Thanks, guys. I had originally drafted something around the idea of eyeteeth, but decided that was a bit too obvious. I’m glad to hear the image itself is sufficient to get that part of it across.

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  3. The Righteous Believer

    Consoling myself that all must die sometime,
    In quiet grace I consent
    to my poverty
    and the injustice
    they
    do
    me.

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