There was an old owl who lived in an oak.
The more it heard, the less it spoke.
And the less it spoke, the more it heard.
Why can’t people behave a bit more
Like that wise old bird?
Ah yes, but wait a moment!
In my view, anyone who heeds
What’s been said in my previous offering,
Has good potential for becoming
As wise as a whole tree full of owls,
Much more so than the old owl
Could ever hope to be.
Edward H. Richards
Edited by Aquarius
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