True Story

Howitzer shells
hammered into bells
by the coconut monks
of the Mekong delta
enlightened buddhists
who obviously knew
which way is up
and understood too
that old business
about ploughshares.

One monk wore a crucifix
around his neck
indicating he also knew
where Eden lay buried.

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