An Idle Life

 

Poets preface every day

with trying to find an easy way

to work as little as can be

and devote their time to poetry

 

We can with candor make the claim

that poet's go against the grain

to give them cover to access

their sympathies toward laziness

 

God and poets must have rest

yet some overdo the rest they get

they fall into temptation's grasp

embrace the charm of idleness

 

Still out of idleness described

work's not the thing from which they hide

when asked what they do, they observe

their job is manufacturing words.

 

 

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Mika

Wed 4th Mar 2020 13:51

Yes! Beautifully expressed.

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