Evidence is impertinent; knowledge the more so.
What’s required’s what’s requisite:
It is better to receive than to give, to sit
Than walk, rations and stations notwithstanding—to know
The hairline partition between the profound and shallow
Knave and his belief, both seeds—deposits
Less for harvest than to overthrow the field itself that profits
Nothing from the plough and even less remaining fallow.
What does a man whose fame is paraffin,
Whose reigns are grace and sin, egregious loss and win
Whose draw is driftwood, the simple work of artisans and tradesmen,
The complex afterbirth of artists and doctors of acumen,
Whose words and produce are the sums
Of circuses, possibly media feed,
Certain the prostitutes of avarice and greed?


One response to ““Evidence”

  1. evidence for the prosecution, m’lud? (always wanted to say that, so I did!) The first line grabs your attention and you’re held!! xx

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s