Fred Babbin

Rookie (1925 / Chicago)

But Not Uninvolved - Poem by Fred Babbin

Our minister used to say, 'Be detached, but not uninvolved.'

Life- it can be nimble,
Life- it can be quick.
But we detached must be
the time will always tick.

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  • Fay Slimm (9/8/2008 10:58:00 AM)

    How very true Fred - time will always tick. I love the short wisdom in this piece. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 11, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 24, 2011

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