POEM: Know Deal

He offered
Me
All the of the world
And being more
Or less ambitious
I went for a few
Not of this world

This poem is a tip of the hat to a famous Thomas Aquinas quote: “The slenderest knowledge that may be obtained of the highest things is more desirable than the most certain knowledge of lesser things.”  They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price -- Kahlil Gibran quote POLITICAL BUTTONIf a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live. MLK QUOTE BUTTONCertainly, knowing how things in the world of certainty — or, at least, high — is very useful in navigating this world.  No cents getting burned in a wring of fire.  Still, the world of , of may be, is where the heights of are scaled.  There is a certain infinity in that boggles the .  There is a particular immeasurably to the census of a delectable pie.  There is abounding in a taunted by a pie ever-growing in size.  To gain the world and lose your is perhaps the gravest deal ever afforded our priceless lives.   that I am saying, just, know deal.

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