Man in the Rock

February 3, 2011

I came upon a simple man
A-hidden in the rock—
I approached the graying man—
Said, “Oh sir, can you talk”—

“I can talk,” said he,
“And run, jump, and play”—
I asked him if he might want
To do such things today

“No,” said he, “For I am
Trapped inside this rock—
I was set here by myself
And kept here by their talk”—

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