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Monday, June 29, 2015

True Prophets

Surrounded as you are, poor mortal,
by briars that prick
and pricks that bray,
you still have feet,

stung by scorpions
as stubborn as
they are short-sighted,
you still have your voice.

Stand up and speak
to the contempt of the proud;
fill up your soul
with the scorn of those at ease.

True prophets are without honor.

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