Ben Franklin's Daily Success
Think you know Ben,
is that what you say,
did you know that he scheduled every solitary day...
What good shall I do today?
It is the question he asks at sunrise
to start his each and every day.
A regular schedule to plan out and achieve.
A guaranteed success plan for every single day
he see's outlined of all the work and play,
properly arranged and organized,
no frivolity or silly foray's.
All I's dotted and "T"'s crossed to perfection,
his precise page leaves him no doubt,
as to where the day will go,
not wasted and dithered about,
No stray to Ben Franklin's Day,
again he wanted no doubt's.
wet ink sealed,
each line neatly written for the hours of the day,
from early morning rise,
until fine libations fire flows in joy and delight,
Ben and his schedule of affairs,
Building new nations surly would wait,
it should never compete with the mid-day stew,
or the time to reflect during walks in the Pennsylvania pale lite moon,
Ben Franklin's daily schedule for success,
is really his thoughts of all the ways to avoid stress.
in a small condensed scheduled way,
and he never forgot his rest during the course of the day.
No decisions made after sunset....
It gives you time as Ben would say,
to acheive perspective and thoughtful insight,
Ben ol boy knew how to do things right.
So decisions were final until new days light.
From building a nation,
to transcendental earliest thought,
He rang out every day like a rain soaked sock,
no time wasted,
or haphazardly thrown away.
The best part I have found,
is his end of the day,
where the curtains are drawn closed,
but again only in the scheduled way,
his last question each and every night,
What good have I done along this past day?
Copyright © Mike Liquori | Year Posted 2015
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