The course was very narrow,
the trail, straight and long -
I mosied on that perfect path
where I could do no wrong.
I kicked my big, white stallion,
up rocky slopes one day -
and when I made a clearing,
I knew I'd found the way.
And while I sat there on my faith,
atop the highest hill -
and as I peered on valley low,
I judged folks all until -
I found great fault in everyone
no matter, great or small -
so I could sit up highest on
my saddle, straight and tall.
I prayed; "Oh, those pathetic souls
are hardly good for thee -
for never are they good enough,
unless are just like me.
Just look at their bad habits,
just look at all their stuff,
and why don't they attend my church?
They can't be good enough.
They sin in many different ways,
they fall in numbers too.
They just don't understand that they -
are not like me and You."
Now after seeing others
had wandered off the course -
T'was then that I was knocked right off
my high and mighty horse.
Copyright 2004-2016 louis gander
**a writer of short story poems. www.ganderpoems.org/
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