as for the why…

as for the why

we’re digging
at the foot
of sand dunes
spades of words
in hand
to reach the core
of human thought
to foster some caring
for those left outside
of social circles
to fend
for themselves
any means
to do so
we poets
stand on those
shifting sands
watching the holes
fill in again
and again
with meaningless rhetoric
from those
who line
the corridors
of ignorance
to clear away
their verbal debris
i believe
where others
have stood

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