When The Truth Stands Before You by Siri Perera
Approx. 3,840 words.
Published on November 22, 2012.
There will be no murders
in New York or London or Bombay,
and Milton Keynees,
there will be no divorces,
There will be no children crying,
or Dogs barking in pain,
there will be no chairs with broken legs,
or people sticking chewing gum under the table.