Ray Lucero


Three Monkeys…plus One - Poem by Ray Lucero

First monkey covered his eyes and spoke,
“See no evil”...
By refusing to see and confronting evil
Victims are born of doubt, guilt and fear
Clear sight sheds light and illumines evil

Second monkey covered his ears and spoke,
“Hear no evil”...
By refusing to hear the voice of evil one cannot know truth
Truth is discerned by the heart and mind
Voicing truth creates a vibration that dis-integrates evil

Third monkey covered his mouth and thought,
“Speak no evil”...
Evil cannot manifest if one thinks before speaking

Fourth monkey opened his mouth and spoke,
“Do no evil”...
This was the wisest monkey of all


Comments about Three Monkeys…plus One by Ray Lucero

  • Rookie Kyle Carson (10/12/2007 10:44:00 PM)

    i like this poem its soooooo cool and its soooooooooo true (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 18, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, February 4, 2011


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