Phil Soar

Gold Star - 56,388 Points (28.06.1952)

Centuries Ago - Poem by Phil Soar

They wrote in hieroglyphics
Centuries ago
Drawing on their wisdom
As they drew on the cave walls
And as we found these treasures
And called them to account
The people who deciphered them
Didn't know what they're about

For all we know these words and drawings
Didn't mean a thing
And were just an ancient 'Banksie'
With a flair for everything
And somewhere they are laughing
At our efforts to decode
To translate what these people wrote
Before our minds explode

Topic(s) of this poem: ancestors, nonsense

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 16, 2017

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