Truth doesn't need us minnows
to be its bodyguards.
The river doesn't need us shiners
to protect it from other fish,
nor the ocean our schooling
on how to keep wet.
Swim little fishies,
swim if you can,
out of our puddles,
out of our pools.
Don't be among the dammed.
Photo of the word "TRUTH" painted on a
trailer near Haydenville, Massachusetts.
Photo and prayer copyright © 2012 by Danny N. Schweers.
Click here to see an essay about this prayer.