Have You Seen a Truth – Written November 2002 (Aged 27)

Have You Seen a Truth

have you seen a truth
standing in haunted shadows
in a cold and shaky street
hunched up, inside a long coat
shuffling its feet

have you seen a child
that does not know how to dream
i remember so wild,
falling apart at the seams

have you seen a boat
moving across the sea
from the beach
it pulls at me

have you seen a truth
come right at you
and take you by the throat
not by the hand
till you look out of your windows
and begin to understand

James Garratt – November 2002

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