Matt Ancient

Freshman - 681 Points (11 january 1985 / Africa)

Fools Haven I - Poem by Matt Ancient

The haven of fools
This is the haven of fools
Fools do not like greatness
So they hate to progress
Fools lack wisdom
They are far from freedom
Their heart attaineth riches
But they don't have riches
Fools will perish
But the upright will flourish
He will nourish
Has anybody seen
The end of the foolish
Think for wisdom excelleth folly
Whom will you like to be
The end of the upright
Is everlasting life
Like a tree
Planted by the river side
Marry it, let it be your bride
Keep it as your pride
Do away with ignorant
For the truth is important
Fools has pleasure in vanity
But the happiness
Of the wise is in eternity

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Topic(s) of this poem: ignorant


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FOOL

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 4, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, August 8, 2014


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