Somewhat Diogenical


Where have all the brainy people gone ?
Are they lost or do they sing a song ?
Did the bell toll for them or did they get the gong ?
Or were they proved right or disasterously wrong ?

Perhaps it’s not something that would surprise
We all render harsh judgments and moralise
And our cruel epithets on occasion cauterise
Their high sensitivities in a varied guise

Where have discursive discussions gone ?
Those ones where one is right and others wrong
Where speeches are never short but hideously long
And you label your learned opponent a ‘ding dong’ ?

As the warm summer ends
It’s time to refocus our collective lens
And toast the health of all our friends
And speak of good deeds, means and ends.

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About TI

TI is based in Auckland, New Zealand. TI's somewhat eclectic interests include (but are certainly not limited to) legal humour (the law can be funny), good wine, the search for the best possible chocolate, alcoholic beverages, travel, commercial aircraft, photography, weird news stories and classical music.
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