Treasure Island

Ralph Hodgson

(9 September 1871 – 3 November 1962)

Stupidity Street


I saw with open eyes
Singing birds sweet
Sold in the shops
For people to eat,
Sold in the shops of
Stupidity Street.
I saw in vision
The worm in the wheat,
And in the shops nothing
For people to eat;
Nothing for sale in
Stupidity Street.

Submitted: Monday, April 19, 2010

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