upon careful examination…

removing
the veneer
he found
poplar
not
the hardwood
of an oaken society
where
truth is
at  its core
but
the softwood
of lies
and deceit
full of corporate bribes
wormholes
tunnelling their way
into the pockets
of
the elected
representatives
of
the
people
for
themselves

busniess deal in tunis….

 

asslama
sabah
please sit
share with me
mint tea
as we review
this document
i have carefully created
an inventory for your examination
see here
this section contains
desired objects of this world
car
home
and other coins of the realm
here i have listed your loves
wife
first-born son
and others in your family
here i have itemized
things only known to you
your passions
dreams
and fears
each is clearly marked
and labelled according to their worth
please
sign here
so that this rental agreement
may be honored
during your brief stay
upon
this earth