A Haiku - Quixotic

Quixotic conveys a sense of being unrealistic.

The impractical idealist still dreams on.
The impractical idealist still dreams on. | Source

It's not used much now...

We can't be quixotic still.

"Learn languages? Ha!"

No patience for that.

Ideal? Yes. Impractical.

"Give me something now!"

Seven fifty's small.

Move on to manage...make more.

"Too low for me! Nuts!"

Sausage, bratwurst too.

Oscar Mayer showed us how.

"Hot dog!" he exclaimed.

"No meat market. No!"

2.5 billion bucks sales!

"Whatever" youth drawls.

You've got to start now.

"Maybe tomorrow," he says.

Yeah, maybe one day.

Impractical, sure,

By today's standard ideals.

At least an ideal.


© 2012 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.

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dghbrh 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

Loved this one......

'.....Yeah, maybe one day.


.....At least an ideal.'

.....Quixotic.....though an unrealistic but many a times unrealistic are most realistic to feel life in a moment.

votes up and awesome.:-)

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Quixotic if unrealistic then this world has become just that.

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Perspycacious 4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

To this point: Useful • Funny • Awesome {1} • Beautiful • Interesting {3} I guess this one was "idealistic but impractical."

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ImKarn23 4 years ago

Your stuff is so real - even when unrealistic..lol

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Perspycacious 4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

ImKarn23 : I'm just a real guy, I guess. Hope you like my Limerick.

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