Paul Hartal


Healthy, Wealthy and Wise


To be healthy, wealthy and wise
takes more than working hard,
going early to bed and jumping out of it,
yawning and weary, early to rise.

To be healthy, wealthy and wise
You need to eat well, sleep well and dream,
plan, struggle and relax and spread love,
breathe fresh air and exercise.


But to be healthy, wealthy and wise
You also need good luck, for a thunderbolt
can derail the train of your plans and a nail
puncture the balloon of advice.

Submitted: Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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