My eyes have seen it all now
I have walked up and down the earth
Sat at affluent feasts and slept in wracked ghettos
And didn’t feel very different from a human being
I have touched the heart-melting fire of passionate love
Felt the fiery apathy only the worst criminals feel
Yet wasn’t immune to the awe, shock or pity I got from people
I have cruised the highways and sat in dark depressive alleys
Mastered the secrets of ecstasy and protracted painful pleasure
And believe me it’s not megalomania, dope or sex
My mind now knows all there is to know
I have enjoyed the sadistic captivating power of words
Felt the occasional disappointment of poetry and smart-tonguing
I have seen the selfishness in the heart of men
And seen how much good humanity is capable of
I have seen their fears and how they take shelter in ignorance
I have seen them dare to hope
Even though they are really helpless in and by themselves
My mind now knows so much
I also know the danger of knowledge
I know the weakness of intelligence
I have tickled the philosopher so sore he cried
I have lured the scientific mind into grey areas of uncertainty
I know just enough to make me humble
And enough to make me know
That I am only just a bit above the most of humanity
And enough to make me know
That barely 5% of readers could possibly be insightful
Or wise enough
To see flaws in my reasoning
Well done!!!! = >
Quite an amusing piece the Don Quixote.
Pleasure having you around again my manic minstrel.
Holy crap that was awesome!!!
Oh no, you don’t!
In all the knowledge I have gathered, I never came across a piece of crap that was holy.
I guess you are among the few who know better than I do!
Well I am working on the assumption… (which has the word ass right in it)… that there are a few holy beings who, according to their followers, walked the earth in human form… and that means they had to take a dump now and then… so what would you call those?
Hmm…… once again, you have said something amusing. If those few holy beings were humam enough to have taken dumps, then their craps were human enough to be plain crap.
Not if they rose again…
Hahahah!!!! Rose again you said? That means they were still human. If they were not, then it would have been said that they changed or became something else, not the term “rising AGAIN”!
I see the world through rose again colored glasses…
Has it changed your person? It’s really a serious issue if all the knowledge the oldie acquired doesn’t really make him a better/wiser person.
I don’t know whom you used to be, but I think I like this rosey fellow.
What’s not to like?
I was thinking what was NOT to like was NOT-HING?
Once again, too clever for me… but awesome…
I am sorry for waking up that morning I discovered I was cleverer than 95% of humans o. Earth.
And so far, 100% of the aliens from somewhere else…
Maybe so. Maybe so.
OH I love it when you correct ‘pouringmyartout’…hahahaha I think you may have stumped him! 🙂 that was just awesome Doc! Loved it. And I must be in the 95% cause I see nothing wrong in your logic or observances!!! although I don’t see how you could know ALL there is to know! Only one person fits that description! have a lovely day!!! 😉
Ha! A humble person calling herself the 95% when she saw something amiss in my logic. Maybe you should just sincerely admit you are among the 5. But you sure I don’t know all? I mean, if you admit you don’t know all (or are you the one person that fits that all-knowing description), then maybe part of what you don’t know is that I am also such a person that fits the all knowing profile.
lol omg, psychology 101! now you’re just messing with my head! that was the only thing I noticed amiss in your logic, so maybe you are in the 5%….with only 1/10th wrong! 😉
Errr… if you really noticed anything wrong, then you are in the 5%. It’s a straightforward thing.
I can’t be in the 5%. I am the “centre of the universe” itself and topic of this discussion.
Now that you have picked something likely wrong, the next commenter might have to do more work to pick another thing wrong.
oh no, there were two….now I’ll have to go read it again!!! dang it Doc! 😉 and yes, you are the center of your universe, everyone is!!!
Oh no Shards, I am the centre of all universes. Hahahahaha.
Good luck with finding the others.
lol must be nice!! 😛
Hahahahahahahaha. It is.
Hmm… and I am not sure I really stumped him. One who sees the world through rosey glasses is not likely one to be easily stumped.
at the least we can hope you shut him up!!! hahahahaha just kidding Art!!! 🙂
Hmmm, that was a bit of a challenge, wasn’t it? I think, Doc, that perhaps your life has been more interesting than mine.
Well, I see that you have not posted in quite some time. What gives, Doc?
Major changes in location, career, plus certain technological issues including a recent crash of my phone’s OS.
Thanks much for checking up.
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