Thursday, April 30, 2009

The Savages

The savages
are standing 'round the tree,
after killing the man
who planted it,
all clamoring for a pear,
all screaming for a share,
because, they say,
they've been oppressed.

The savages
will whine about their need,
with not the sense
to save the seed.

Copyright 2009 Robert Villegas


  1. Great prose and certainly sums up a lot of the problem!