RIC S. BASTASA


The Clever And The Kind


it is not surprising
that the clever and the kind
do not go together

for one gives the other
takes away

one keeps the head high
the other one keep its heart higher

but when they come together
and be admired somewhere
it is only when both have died.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
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