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Villanelle:If everybody did everything right

Villanelle : If everybody did everything right

If everybody did everything right
No ripple on surface will world betray
Wait out the sun till bright light burn outright

Yang will marry Yin and Me-Too yin blight
No lawyers can then lead us all astray
If everybody did everything right

Workful day will succeed pleasure-filled night
E'en Lone Star will cease to reflect lone ray
Wait out the sun till bright light burn outright

Won't nations die from want of will to fight
And polls abstentions drive leaders away
If everybody did everything right

Won't ephemeral men increase in might
Who needs the Jün-tzu* the Yogi anyway
Wait out the sun till bright light burn outright

Who would underwrite life by LONE playwright
To amuse some conglomerate Milky-Way
If everybody did everything right
Wait out the sun till bright light burn outright

"	The Superior Man of the Yi-Jing

© T. Wignesan - Paris, 2018

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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