THE FIGMENT TREE
by some people's
the figment tree
casts its colorful sweet fruit.
Many a figment is offered
as a promise from above
to the suffering mortals.
The less demanding or the more rewarding
the greater the number of grateful receivers.
The figment tree cultivates the finer pleasures.
With figment leaves private parts are hidden.
It is believed to shed light.
The figment tree
cultivates a lust for power.
On figment leaves
loathsome lines are written.
It is abused to shed blood.
Many a figment is sold
as a product of faith
on the supernatural market.
The more unripe and the cheaper
the greater the number of greedy believers.
Taken to yield people useful information
the figment tree casts its dark shadow over
SHAKEN OF A MIGHTY IMAGINATION
"And the sun became black, and the moon became red, and the stars of
heaven fell unto the earth, even as a figment tree casteth its
untimely figments, when it is shaken of a mighty imagination."