Never the Best Word

The greatest thoughts of men,
Never have been said.

The greatest words ever written,
Never have been read.

Life is short and we are dead,
Before our best leaves its bed.

And if we are brave,
And speak our minds.

We are easily dismissed,
Tossed out, and left behind.

Millions committing social sin.
--not fitting in.

The game of life has one rule:
Join the crowd or be the fool.

The high road isn’t kind; it is cruel.
Be cool, no matter how absurd.

Never is a long, long time.
To have lost the best word.

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Copyright 2003 © Ronald W. Hull



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