Mar 2, 2021

Photo by Lians Jadan on Unsplash

Roll an elephant
down a hill
just to fetch
a pail
of water.

While the monkey chases
the ghost of a weasel
around
and around
and around.

The berries plucked
from the mulberry bush
are spoiled and rotten
from time.

But nobody notices.
Nobody cares.

They’ll eat poison if
you…

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William F. Aicher

Author of “philosophical” thrillers, sci-fi, horror, and sometimes the plain old bizarre. Buy my books on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2FyLbCT