{ the land }

i live in fear, and this
is truthful word:
i have seen things
unspoken of, unheard --
  for will, imposed on will,
  has been revealed;
  the land is bruised,
  its soul reclines, unhealed

i live in doubt, and i
am full of pain:
i have believed
through energy, and drain --
  for hearts, inside of hearts,
  have been a lie;
  the land must sleep, 
  and so, for now,

  do i