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Well-Meaning Fools
by Ronald W. Hull
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Etching of King Lear courtesy the University of South Florida

Another bit of satire...


Well-Meaning Fools

The world suffers its well-meaning fools,
who often jump in before sensibility rules.

Afraid to confront what they know not,
they carry their protection like a frock.

Steeled by their conviction from deep within,
they go forth and proselytize to free from sin.

The fact that they don't know a nit from a gnat.
Only bolsters their faith in the lean from the fat.

Relying on ancient truisms long passed down,
before the mysterious, they flock and fawn.

The cure for all ills is right in their grasp,
they cure themselves with it until their last gasp.

Well, I've walked on water after a sharp freeze,
and flown through the air with the greatest of ease.

I've held my breath longer than most men should.
I've risen from my deathbed and walked on wood.

The palaces of kings are built by humble tools.
The highness surrounded by well-meaning fools.

Copyright 2006 Ronald W. Hull

5/6/06

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Reviewed by m j hollingshead
well done
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
good one, ron! well done! :)
Reviewed by Sandra Mushi
Lol .. so true, Ron! Excellent!

God bless,

Sandie.
Reviewed by Jane Rodway
EXCELLENT.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Clever write LOL
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Well said Ron!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter
"If wishes were horses then fools would ride." I love your punch with this poem Ron. Bravo!
Susan
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Your humor tickles my humerus,
As well as making my brain think,
Though I don't like to make it do so,
There always seems to be when I do such a stink,
Could it be that my brain is shutting down or on the brink...? Ed
Reviewed by Sherry Heim
Lots of clarity in this, Ron. What I find to be the most disturbing is that the fool, continues to preach that which he no longer believes simply to save face. Sighs...a simple "I made a mistake, I am sorry" would be a much wiser choice. This offering is excellent, Ron. Love it!
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by jude forese
clever and provocative piece ...
Reviewed by Peter Paton
Ron
You always call a spade a spade...
I like that...
Rock on !
Peter
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Thank you for sharing your wit, Ron. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by E T Waldron
what's that saying"whatever floats your boat" ;-)good humor!

eT
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