Originally posted 10/19/2010.
Billions of people in the world.
Your soul mate will be right next door.
War, horrible in the macro,
brings forth the delicate emotions from men.
The addict, once aware of her problem,
will cry as she swallows the pills.
Loved ones with cancer
ennoble all those around them.
strictly as a foil for hubris.
Things from beyond this world
conform to strict rules.
When love finds you,
you will be unready for it.
Animals are smarter than us
in all the important ways.
The force of a bullet or a bomb
can bestow the power of flight.
The rich are rarely as happy
as the poor, but you will certainly be an exception.
A neat ending is to be expected,
as is a lesson. Things don’t simply happen.