by Ali Znaidi-Tunisia

The stinky untrustworthy air of reality
pushes past your nose—
a mundane manacle keeping you away
from those grasshoppers.

Gloomy reality is a carpenter’s glue
steering you toward stagnation.

But, life still has its aroma.

& don’t forget that life without a dream
is but a scentless garden
w/ out grasshoppers.

1 thought on “Grasshoppers

  1. Good. Grasshoppers standing for what springs one’s perception into another world; say, of hopes, dreams, imagination. Otherwise it is “stinky” out there, whose “mundane manacle” (excellent phrase) clamps down on insight’s flights of fancy.

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