Sharpen Your Wit

Keep your tongue razor sharp, in case you ever need it,

Place an embargo on your ego, so you never need to feed it,

Don't mumble that you're humble, the knowledge is enough,

Speak, don't be meek and if they don't like it, tough.


Wake up yawning every morning but don't spend the day asleep,

Prepare for some despair and when you need to, weep,

Sharpen your wit 'cos there's some shit that life will throw your way,

Work hard, when working's what's required, but don't forget to play.


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Mae Foreman

Mon 4th Mar 2019 09:28

Wake up yawning every morning but don't spend the day asleep. Sometimes it takes a lot of effort for just that... It takes a lot of guts to keep your tongue razor sharp and most of all putting an embargo in your ego... Thanks for voicing that. It had to be said by somebody!🎈
Wonderful as always Jason!

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Jason Bayliss

Tue 26th Feb 2019 15:34

Thank you all so much for the positive comments and thank you Dorothy for once again making me laugh with a sharp, witty response. Between that and your cheetah I think you're starting to become a bit of a hero for me 😁.


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Frances Macaulay Forde

Tue 26th Feb 2019 15:16

Another clever one...

<Deleted User> (21487)

Tue 26th Feb 2019 14:06

AH! that would account for it,

note to self - - -
BE A LOT QUICKER and then I won't have to go on a search.

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Jason Bayliss

Tue 26th Feb 2019 12:49

I think it just does that every time Dorothy, when you post a new one it archives the previous. Is that what you meant?🙂

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Tue 26th Feb 2019 12:44

wonderful poem - I really like this. Top stuff.

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M.C. Newberry

Tue 26th Feb 2019 11:51

Good to see a positive outward looking blog with some sense and
the benefit of appealing rhyming to drive home its message.
Stay sharp!

<Deleted User> (19913)

Tue 26th Feb 2019 11:05

Love this Jason. Witty, rhythmic and matter of fact.

<Deleted User> (21487)

Tue 26th Feb 2019 10:31

" place an embargo on your ego, the knowledge is enough"

good thinking - it would prevent so many confrontations.

What is happening to your poems? I spot one - go back to re-read it -

only to find that it has gone, then I have to search for it.

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