EARTHBOUND (a poem)

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Secrets and truth
bury them deep
beneath 80 layers
of lies.

Shovel by shovel
under 10 tons of granite,
dirt, and decaying
wet leaves.

They try to sneak through
but get tangled up
and what grows
is the truth
they call “we.”

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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