I don't flash often. But this parable is so small, the only way I can handle it is flash.
You do remember I only steal from the best, right?
Almost a song, not quite a poem? I wish. It's flash fiction.
This story (More Than One Way to Lie) is fiction. It first posted in November, 2020. News reports in December 2020 about rumors of martial law not withstanding, this remains fiction.