// joan of arc came back as a little girl in japan,
and her father told her to stop listening to her imaginary friends.
// elvis was born again in a small village in sudan,
he died hungry,
never knowing what a guitar was.
// michelangelo was drafted into the military at age 18 in korea,
he painted his face black with shoe polish and learned to kill.
// jackson pollock got told to stop making a mess,
somewhere in russia.
// hemingway, to this day, writes dvd instruction manuals somewhere in china.
he’s an old man on a factory line.
you wouldn’t recognize him.
// gandhi was born to a wealthy stockbroker in new york.
he never forgave the world
after his father threw himself from his office window,
on the 21st floor.
// and everyone
if we only give them a chance.