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None...
by Ed Matlack

Monday, February 20, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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How long will one live?

Will one be rich or poor?

What do others think of one?

When will one find enlightenment?

What does one really think & feel?

Who is one?

Is one the only one?

 

So many questions asked by one,

Will one always be just one?

Are we all just in essence one?

When one speaks, who listens, all or one?

                                                                         …or none…?

 

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Reviewed by Mr. Ed 2/21/2012
When one speaks, who listens, all, or one, or none…?

About the only ones who listen to me anymore are my dogs, and they're extremely good listeners.

Reviewed by Tom Hyland 2/20/2012
Brings to mind the song lyrics from Aimee Mann ...

One is the loneliest number
That you'll ever do
Two can be as bad as one
It's the loneliest number since the number one

ERGO ... I surmise that 'NONE' is even Lonelier than ONE!

IPSO FACTO ! Q.E.D. CUZ CUR ... 'THE ONEeth' ...

Reviewed by Paul Berube 2/20/2012
Good one, Ed. ONE?
Reviewed by richard cederberg 2/20/2012
Ah ... bubba, I see that you're waiting for water as well. Keep the cup clean and the open part facing up. Never know when a sudden cloudburst will fill it. How's the weather there by the way ... richard
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 2/20/2012
Everybody listens but nobody hears. Patrick
Reviewed by larry linville 2/20/2012
That's a good ONE.
Reviewed by jude forese 2/20/2012
a brain puzzle indeed ...
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 2/20/2012
This one, has none, can you send some, you are contributing to a malaise my dear friend, your inquisitiveness is stirring up philosophical waters with apt pen. Hugs~!
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 2/20/2012
You're about to piss off One! Steady as she goes . . .



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