Saturday, September 26, 2009

A Simple Woman - IV

She is not identified with the conceit
Of the sophisticated and the effete.
Or the so-called civilized ways of the rich.
On the other hand,

Her knowledge of the obvious is gigantic.
Things that would drive an artist frantic
Or that confuse an intellectual
Making him ineffectual.

Or trip the professorial crowd
And prick the vanity of the proud.
You know - those simple things of life
Of which dire existence is rife.

All that she can explain
With rare common sense
And without any vain
Or fanciful pretense.

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