• Flaws

    by Josh Massey

    Our ancestry has put us in a loop
    Although we may heal, we use the same crutch
    Something keeps sending us to jump through hoops
    Man’s experience has grown out of touch
    Developing new methods to old goals
    Man has kept himself in an endless rut
    Activities repeat for newborn souls
    Multi-floored mansions mimic clay built huts
    Cycling backwards, blinded by the ego
    Closed minds deafen us to sounds of progress
    A species shackled, throughout time we go
    Forever in grade school without recess

    Ignorance holds us back like cancer
    Some talking monkeys searching for answers

    posted to Cedar Street Times on April 19, 2013

    Topics: Young Writers' Corner

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