What Goes Around
What goes around comes around, my Friend.
We reap what we sow, in the end.
If you want to live the good life,
Don't go causing turmoil, havoc, and strife.
Live each day, as though it were your last.
Easily gotten gain, will not last.
You can connive, cajole and wiggle your way in,
But it takes more than cunning to win.
So, go ahead and backstab those in your way.
Wield your arrogant power to keep them at bay.
But the wolves of revenge run close by your heels.
And you'll soon learn how the downtrodden feels.
History is replete with despots brought down.
So why to they keep coming 'round?
The answer is simple, and really quite clear.
It's just plain, ugly ignorance, my Dear.
So if you aspire to lofty position,
Remember that it is people that carry your mission.
Study hard and study long, and allow your people to belong,
And your time at the top will be glorious and long.
Copyright 2000 © Ronald W. Hull