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Simplicity at Its Best: a Poem
Simplicity of living rarely forgives
when we complicate matters beyond repair
it's perversion of intellect that deceives
causing us trouble and despair.
We think way too much about ordinary stuff
and beat around a bush instead of just doing
then problems compile and many get tough
while on some too big bites we are still chewing.
Eliminating everything that we can't control
leaves us with a pure joy of living
makes life well organized and whole
with a relief simply beyond believing.
For "you can't prevent the birds from flying"
but don't let them use your head for a nest"
this is an adage always worth applying
if we want to live up to our best.
One thing at a time and done with care
simplifies everything into a single file
and even when life seems to be unfair
we can do it all with a simple smile.