the truth is born in strange places

// 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,

age 9,

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

somewhere

is someone

if we only give them a chance.

 

 

PFT.

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