Truths Unfold

The lie that we keep
telling ourselves is that the
concrete jungle we
built for each other will help
eradicate the cancer
that lives inside of our minds

© Christopher Rupley 2016

(I’ve really been enjoying tinkering with this form again lately. This is one of several beautiful Eastern forms of poetry called Waka. This particular form of Waka is named Bussokusekiko, and the syllable count is 5-7-5-7-7-7).

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