Category: Poetry

Warped (II)

Guns—like greed, poverty, pestilence,violence to women and children—form part of the Great Tapestry.The first weapon-threads were embedded so deeplyso early(surely warped, not weft?)ancient weavers remember not their origins.No way to unpick the fine wools now,though present weavers try.With magnifying glass held in hopeful hands,they kneel at the feet of historyand look in vain.Behind the artisans…