Running Away from Truths – Written August 2022 (Aged 47)

Running Away from Truths

everything becomes one
after all is not much fun
it does not get things done
for better to bask in the sun
everything becomes one
because it suits a narrative
point of view,
how we perceive ourselves
and what we would like to do
after all,
is not much fun
especially when you can air your views
in the midday sun
who really wants the weight of truth?
when the truth weighs more than a ton
everything becomes one
and opinion,
informs everything else
one statement adds something to the belt
one experience,
is suddenly everyone’s experience
and it is to hell with the truth
is easily spooked
when everything becomes one
especially when it is under one leaky roof
because nuance is not much fun
and we live in a world running away from truths

James Garratt – August 2022

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