Day Williams
Fresno, California
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What Is Success?

"What is success? "
I asked the cow.
"Munch on green grass,
My tasty chow."

"What is success? "
I asked the owl.
"Who's more? Who's less?
Who makes winds howl? "

"What is success? "
I asked the toad.
"Don't make a mess,
Stay off the road."

"What is success? "
I asked the fox.
"Don't be impressed
By gates and locks."

"What is success? "
I asked the bear.
"Clean up that mess
In your underwear."

"What is success? "
I asked the mouse.
"Cheese and a bed
In a big warm house."

"What is success? "
I asked the rain.
"Wash the worst and best,
As preordained."

"What is success? "
I asked the moon.
"Go on a quest,
Sing your own tunes."

"What is success? "
I asked a prof
Who wore a dress-
"Low scores in golf."

"What is success? "
I asked a friend:
"To be the best
And never bend."

"What is success? "
I asked a nurse.
"To soothe the stressed
When the sick grow worse."

"What is success? "
I asked my wife.
"Tame your flesh
In Christian life."

"What is success? "
I asked the priest.
"By God, be blessed,
Join the Lamb's Feast."

"What is success? "
I asked the Lord.
"Your sins confess,
Walk through the Door."

"What is success? "
I asked the Lord.
"Your faithfulness
When tempted sore."
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