Stand tall men

I passed the stand tall man
tasting his arrogance
better to whistle to robins
than let metallic tongues
rust with his wake

I have sat with verbal talkers
who say so little at meaningless speed
while I listened to my heartbeat
mourning the loss of sense
retreating to pumping the long
trance of let this day be done

I have walked with the unemployed
the disowned and caretakers
of property, and each time
I Β roam with unease
yet let my ego adapt

I have watched the treacle men
travel wrong across life
and there woe
is always

our understanding of those that say

β€œof course, I would do it better”


13 thoughts on “Stand tall men”

  1. One more thing…..thank you for spending so much time on my blog today. You blessed my heart IMMENSELY!! It is always such a pleasure to see your brain hanging around. πŸ™‚ ((hugs!))

  2. what an interesting saunter; what an honest mono-thought-ing

    thank you for your voluminous visit today – sorry I was out and didn’t catch you (you quite spiked my statistics so much that WordPress sent me a little message that: ‘Your blog … appears to be getting more traffic than usual!’ and I can’t shke the feeling that that last little ‘!’ didn’t have a tinge of irony in it)

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