THE business man, the acquirer vast,
After assiduous years, surveying results, preparing for departure,
Devises houses and lands to his children--bequeaths stocks, goods--
funds for a school or hospital,
Leaves money to certain companions to buy tokens, souvenirs of gems
Parceling out with care--And then, to prevent all cavil,
His name to his testament formally signs.
But I, my life surveying,