Monday, January 13, 2014

Beards

We
Grow our beards
To
Convince ourselves
We are men.

What
Is a man?
Not
So afraid, maybe.

But
Men if you ask me
Are
Most afraid of all,

Hiding
From snakes
Behind
Our dark beards
Which
Smell like oils and smoke.

May
Our beards blind us
To
What we have
Given up.

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