Keeping in Touch
Reflective thought must deal with ought
If open and honestly seeking,
The reason for being, if knowledge be freeing
To the mind that's thinking of speaking.
Logical consequence of Purpose, recompense,
Return in kind for the gift received;
Acceptance of duty, has principled beauty
For the mind, when it once has believed.
How painful the demands impeding pleasure's plans,
Eat, drink, be merry ad nauseam;
Adherence, restrictions, beget benedictions
Avoiding the fool's mausoleum.
If it feels good do it, is a craven conduit
Licensing indulgent self-interest;
When it's Good, get to it, see if more comes through it,
Purpose is in touch with this contest!
--Baron Gooberacht von Hottzendog
copyright 1998, The Goober Tree Press, all rights reserved