although I can cast aside
and live happily
in humble surroundings

still I will crave
good health
and the love
and approbation
of others

Buddha sat under a tree
with only himself
and created thoughts
for company

but I
I am not nearly
so clever

Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at

11 thoughts on “Self-Enlightenment”

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