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A Fool and His Life Are Soon Parted

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A Fool and His Life Are Soon Parted

Oh how sad, oh how glum,
Goodness gracious prater comes.
Writing winsome words of woe,
Endlessly stopping, never to go.

Whiling away the endless hours;
Scribbling sigils, clawing, I cower.
Oh how sad, oh how glum,
Goodness gracious prater comes.

Envy those not thus engaged.
Envy the prattle on the page;
Stroked, petted, tilled and hoed;
Fields ‘pon fields, rows ‘pon row.

Oh how sad, oh how glum,
Frantic fretting, fear comes.
Wading through the endless nights;
Waiting, waiting for the light.

Writing, writing, scratch and scribble;
All this soulless, mindless, drivel.
Writing, writing, writing on;
‘Till the coming of the dawn.

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  1. Date: 1/26/2010 4:24:00 PM
    LOL wonderful here, Deborah ... thanks for guiding me to this one and I'm glad I could put in the title and not wade through the TEN pages (!!!) of poems you have here at the Soup. Busy lady to have time for boyfriends ... smile ...

  1. Date: 7/26/2009 1:12:00 PM
    Congrats on the feature Deborah... Well deserved......:JP)

  1. Date: 7/26/2009 4:21:00 AM
    Congratulations on being featured,your talent shines in this piece.

  1. Date: 7/26/2009 12:32:00 AM
    Congrats on your feature poem this past week Debbie.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 7/23/2009 2:06:00 PM
    A Fool losses many things and places the incorrect value on others ;)

  1. Date: 7/23/2009 1:23:00 PM
    Ah! But a fool and his life are lived happier than the too serious. Congrats on the feature. Vince

  1. Date: 7/21/2009 10:27:00 PM
    Congratulations. I remember, A fool and his money will soon parted. God bless. Ernilando

  1. Date: 7/20/2009 12:50:00 PM
    congratulations on your poem being featured, God bless you from diane

  1. Date: 7/20/2009 5:40:00 AM
    Deborah,...congrats on this fine write ! TY for sharing ! james

  1. Date: 7/19/2009 5:42:00 PM
    excellent !! congrats on being featured :)

  1. Date: 7/19/2009 4:22:00 PM
    Deb ~I can relate to this one well done Congratulations on your fun featured poem! Laura :)

  1. Date: 7/19/2009 3:26:00 PM
    I have waded through a few nights like this myself! Well said!! Congrats on your featured work!~ Carrie

  1. Date: 7/19/2009 2:34:00 PM
    Congratulations on your feature this week>>James

  1. Date: 7/19/2009 2:17:00 PM
    delightfully melancholy! Deb, an awesome feature! congrats...all the best! my friend! jimbo

  1. Date: 7/19/2009 1:48:00 PM
    Deborah, congratulations on your poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/14/2009 8:17:00 AM
    This is teriffic! i can relate to these feelings so well! I love the whimsical feeling in this but yet I feel the underliying plight of the poet so well! Awesome work, Deb. I'm so glad to be shariing our writes. You are truly an inspiration! Love and a BIG HUG, Robin