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A person anxious for knowledge
Adds more to themselves every minute;
A person acquiring life, loses themselves in it,
Has less and less to bear in mind,
Less and less to do.

Life, they find, happens as it will
And being included in life, they happen as they will, also.
Often a person sways the world like a wind
But not by deed;
And if you think you have need of deeds to sway the world,
It has left you behind.

Henry Meyerding 2007-01-27