facts and stats are just that.
with them you can do anything.
hide behind them and create a new reality.
because in life, there is duality.
some people look things up.
most people make things up.
who needs to study when one can lie.
the ice is not melting it is a disguise.
the dinosaurs did not exist, it was a myth.
to hide that Eve came from the rib of man.
to create the story of evolution.
i’d rather not believe in all of this too.
it was nice when i could visit the zoo.
and just see monkeys.
now my adult brain tells my children.
how they are cousins with all and Zen.
ignorance is bliss we all admit.
i don’t want to worry about existence.
i don’t want to believe my species is doomed.
i’d like to believe in the stories once presumed.
the ease of life in which we slice.
where our bodies sit for hours without steam.
moving hundreds of miles an hour above.
criss-crossing the heavens we so love.
it is this science that has given us medicine.
keeping our bodies alive to win.
the praise of our loved ones, once again.