Ifs and Buts

My greatest advisors
through a lonely childhood
have always been books,
but now I find their ideals
have too many exceptions.

Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at https://redgladiola.wordpress.com

6 thoughts on “Ifs and Buts”

  1. That’s so true. It is so hard to live up to those classics. When you think about it, the authors very much must be creating a beguiling version of events that is not the pure truth in order to whet our appetites for the extraordinary. It’s just good entertainment.

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