Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Wise. 460



Only the wise
Comprehend
The totality of
Their ignorance

The more I learn the less I know
It all seems like some stupid show
The fools in DC put our children in debt
They spend wildly with no regret
All of the products that they sell as food
Taste good, feel good but just delude
And when most of us are fat and sick 
Drug companies step in and take a lick
Wisdoms price is steady learning
Until the end keep your studies churning

Only the wise
Comprehend
The totality of
Their ignorance



Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Do something 459e



If you want to
Do something
Then you have to not
Do something else

It's calming to do the easy stuff
But work that brings change is usually tough
It's real easy to understand
That unplanned activity is like quicksand
It sucks you in and burns up your time 
If it's greatness you seek then it's a real crime
When next you figure what to do
Think and plan then follow through
We change our world one act at a time
Even if it's only with some stupid rhyme

If you want to
Do something
Then you have to not
Do something else






Monday, June 18, 2018

Insights 459d



Real insights 
Are as elusive as
They are rare

The other day I had a breakthrough
Very clear and almost brand-new
Lumps and chunks are hard to digest
So chew & chew but don't get obsessed
Something else I again realized
That breathing deep will harmonize
My thoughts & acts with my emotions
And slow and focus all my motions
Learning is easy but wisdom is rare
Question everything & always compare

Real insights
Are as elusive as
They are rare





Sunday, June 17, 2018

Unexpected 459c



The unexpected
Lurks gleefully
In every instant

The same old thing keeps coming up
Sudden-death or just a broken cup
I stumble around in my last days
In the same old self-deluded hays
Life has never been this good
Because I never understood
It's not what happens that makes the day
But how I react and what I say
So from now on I'll pay attention
And give up all my apprehension

The unexpected
Lurks gleefully
In every instant





Saturday, June 16, 2018

Lost 459b



Lost in the
Familiar

One more day
Same old way
Winter is here
Springtime is near
Then summer again
I don't know when
It will come to an end
So be of good cheer
Laugh while you're here
You will soon disappear

Lost in the
Familiar






Friday, June 15, 2018

Try 459a



Really try
Today

I don't remember asking to come here
Most of the time I've been a sightseer
But once in a while
I would act with some style
And things would change fast
Don't get excited there's nothing that last
Today is one more chance
My world to enhance
So I will strive with real zest
And give of my best

Really try
Today







Thursday, June 14, 2018

Death. 459




Aging   
Illness and
Death

Should I celebrate or be bereft
That I'm half blind and getting deaf
A lot of them got dead while young
I got old my songs almost song
But still with all this breaking down
I'm very glad to still be around
The glass of wine I had last nigh
Was quite fulfilling and a real delight

Aging
Illness and
Death