The Cruelty of Closed Doors
To close a door to anyone who seeks you,
to refuse communication,
to let down and leave to perish,
like in certain countries,
where the only help allowed is local national,
which does not work,
is out of nature and inhuman
in a silent cruelty
which actually is worse than open cruelty,
like burying someone alive instead of killing him first.
And yet, that silent cruelty
is the most common cruelty of all,
as refusing beggars every day,
and closing eyes to look the other way
when some injustice is committed.
So, when this inhuman cruelty appears so very common,
why then bother about it at all?
Unfortunately, the more it is permitted to go on,
the more a bother it becomes.