The Search is Long and Futile?

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I keep looking,

for intelligence,

from the people, famous, idolized and revered as they are,

in this crazy world of ours.

I read what they say,

and, I weigh it, in my mind with such hope.

But, when I finally do Iie down at the end of the day,

and go over in what I have learned each day,

I too often have to “rock myself to sleep”

with a certain reality.

A reality that I, such a simple man,

formed by my own simple experiences,

know more about life than these rich and famous

who are so revered by others.

To me, again, simple man that I am,

the world is driven and run by the stupid and unknowing.

Why?

Well, it seems be because they are louder than myself,

and my peers,

who live in a world of reality and reason.

by Don Bobbitt, 2015

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Copyright, Don Bobbitt, August, 2015, All Rights Reserved. You are free to enjoy and share this article with your friends and others, but if you wish to use it commercially, you must have the authors permission, in writing.

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