Don't waste your money! Don't throw it all away!
Or gamble with mistress chance, on some unlucky day.
Accidents are waiting: in ambush and surprise.
Facile gods are feting, and rolling cosmic dice.
Fickle luck is flagrant, to rob us of the prize.
Fate then 'ups the ante', like sight lost from the eyes.
Struck down in the random violence, of disease or natural cause;
senses turned internal, blind to the outside world.
But there is a Blind Society, that sees the simple truth: