A THOUSAND MILES

A THOUSAND MILES

We have run a thousand miles

Still, our feet itch to go further

We have shed a hundred cries

Still, eagerness rips the throat asunder

 

They gave us open waters

And said swim

They gave us sturdy anchors

And said sink

 

A command we heard

No direction was given

We like sheep, we herd

The slaughter be calling

 

We have run a thousand miles

A thousand meaningless steps

A thousand burning calves

Sacrificed on fireless alters

 

We ran and are still running 

My, my,

We have run a thousand miles

And it was on the same spot!

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