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The wise fool

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The wise fool

Do I write to pass the time of day?
Do I write to receive accolade?

Is it from my need that I share with you?
Or is it because I care that I do what I do?

What keeps me trying?
What keeps me from dying?

Sometimes I wonder and come unglued.
Sometimes I fail and don't know what to do.

Am I wise or just a fool?
Is it vanity to profess to be Gods tool?

God said He would use the foolish things of the world to confound the wise.
God uses me and I am confounded so a wise fool am I.




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  1. Date: 6/14/2012 3:22:00 PM
    Wise fools are we indeed! I am enjoying your poetry. Tanya

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    Date: 6/16/2012 11:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I am happy and gratefull that you and other appreciat and enjoy what I write. It makes a persons life much brighter. Thank you all sincerly Bobb Marly
  1. Date: 12/20/2011 7:01:00 AM
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours Bob. Love and blessings, Carol

  1. Date: 9/21/2011 4:51:00 PM
    Good one, Bobb! Kim

  1. Date: 9/21/2011 6:42:00 AM
    Very good Bobb. Tony