Inconclusive

 
 
I was in Bethlem
though it should have been Jerusalem
and perhaps it was.
 
One should never tell too much
because they’ll think you’ve been
touched by the magic brush
even if you haven’t.
 
who’s normal anyway?
normal’s so passe,
weird
is here and here it’ll stay
until they put me away again
in
Bethlem
which might be Jerusalem.

© 2019, John Smallshaw.