Eric Cockrell

Why Have We Forgotten? - Poem by Eric Cockrell

crows bark,
clouds hiss and sputter,
grass moans,
mountains whimper like children.
trees groan and turn,
rivers dance in silence.
owls speak Greek and Hebrew,
and cattle speak in tongues.
snakes plant corn by moonlight,
and snails dance in the dark.
turtles carry messages from god,
and hawks search the skies for truth.
buddhas laugh...
and small children know.
why have we forgotten?

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  • Kaila George (8/23/2012 5:34:00 AM)

    Whats the saying once you grow up you lose sight of the truth. Love this great write. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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