The meek shall inherit the earth but not the mineral rights!
In the bible
we are taught that the meek shall inherit the earth
that human beings were created in the image of God
and given dominion over the rest of creation.
We're also taught that shortly there after
along comes old Mr. Satan and he steals it all away
No this has prompted myself and some of my friends into thinking
that maybe that first lesson aught be changed to read something along the lines of
the meek shall inherit the earth
but only what's left after those who hustle
I've got to say that that would be fine with me
I'll gladly let the hustlers keep
and the greed
I'd gladly take the pleasure of watching a sunrise
right on off their hands
I say let them keep the psychiatrists couches
and the operating tables
Let the hustlers keep the mineral rights
I'll just keep my sanity thank you
(c) 2009 Lawrence R. Berger
The contest ends April 30th, 2009!
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