written sometime in 1970 (ll)
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19700000                    Desire

The fool will make mistakes
Which will lead to failure.

Risk his security by pursuing distant dreams,
Leaving his heart vulnerable to rejection.

The fool exhibits his inhibitions to staring eyes
And is damned for nakedness.

The fool escapes the shackles of conformity
And enjoys the freedom of impulsiveness.

The man who is not a fool will never fail
Therefore no new knowledge.

Nor will he cry again,
So never to achieve a dream.

The non-fool will never be rejected
And hence never love again.

Oh, to be a fool.