So, go, and say no answer cameNow, take that to heart as well as to mind...
To the best question you could name;--
Some die, always, and some go lame,
And some go begging; what a shame!
But most go on at the old game,
Some good, some lucky, and who's to blame
If many things stay just the same?
Saturday, June 20, 2009
E-chatting with my friend Larry tonight, I brought to mind a poem I first learned about 55 years ago, back when I remembered poems, if they impressed me, by inadvertence. I have no notion of the exact provenance, although I think I may have seen it in a volume called New World Writing, recommended to me by Nolan Miller at Antioch College: