Once Upon a Time

Poor humans -- us,
Living in a world of our
Own making,
And believing it's the only one.
We tell our stories to one another
We -- the narrating species
And why do we tell the tales
Of despair?
And then, watch the blood of our
Mythical characters trickle
Down our plasma screens;
Watch Bugs bop Elmer
For the sake of a hollow laugh
Oh, what fun!
And then, we mimic the
Stories in our reality and
Call it tragic, and start
Once upon a time...