Talk is Time

Many think that peace, recognition and satisfaction
come through forces outside the person;
the rest believe they must come from within the man himself, and
god bless ‘em they’re both just as cute as can be.

 

It’s true, in kindergarten –
it’s true at Harvard –
you can nibble now and still gnaw on it later,
but no matter what you try to do about it –
talk is time.

 

Messages arrive from all directions,
information comes in from all corners;
thankfully, it doesn’t all pile up on you, eh what?

 

It’s hard to frighten people on the red planet by shouting, “Vermillion!”

 

They can see the cities fall,
they can hear the crowned heads roll,
but some know a revolution known to none.

Trans-axial camping lore passed from many an ole’ rebel to another:
Skin and smoke the obvious soon as possible,
for many days of snackin’ lie ahead.

J.

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