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A person's work, however finished it seems,
Continues as long as they live.
A person, however perfect they seem
Is needed as long as they live.
As long as truth appears false,
A wise person a fool,
A prophet a dumb lout,
If you want to keep warm, rush about
if you wish to keep cool, keep still;
And in the world, no doubt,
Your way will be the rule.

Henry Meyerding 2007-01-27