Wilding Revisited

Wilding Revisited

Over a decade ago
‘Wilding’ entered our vocabulary.
No longer will it mean
what we’ve taken it to mean til now.

Today we learn in the news
the boys confessed to a crime
they didn’t commit.
The real perpetrator has been found.

One who remembers exact details
thirteen years later
better than the boys could
a week after the fact.

Difficult questions
are beginning to be asked.
Teens are known for their penchant
to exaggerate their accomplishments;

Why were they arrested
and other suspects ignored?