open your mouth wide
say it as it is
they might take out your teeth but smile
and blow to them a kiss
why do ye the truth hide
and now create all this
The quarrels with family, the pain, the agony
while truth cries out from the abyss
i just hope i can be
as quiet as a hiss
but that is just not me
not a word will my mouth miss
so i'll open my mouth free
and say it as it is
you call me a boar in my absence
but your smile's so broad in my presence
why don't you tell me what you think?
I think im right, the other isn't
but saying this will just grant me prison
why can't i tell them what i think?
Its now or never
stand proud or cower
and tell it as it is
our mouths are our power
we're poets remember?
so say it as it is.
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.I would like to translate this poem