Prophets II

A Poem

Photo by Don Hassan on Unsplash

The Problem with prophets is that they hold some semblance
of the truth and twist it like a ring in the light.
Enraptured. Distilled reality. There it is
condensed between your pointer and thumb
twisting in the glow of all.

What they don’t know — and what drives them mad —
is that they aren't holding…