Michael Edwards

AIM HIGH

 

 

AIM HIGH

 

I’ve always aimed for the top of the tree

For that’s the only place for me

Since, when all is done and said,

I don’t want the tree on top of my head.

 

Comments8

  • Goldfinch60

    Very true Michael, we must always try to achieve the best we can in life.

    Andy

  • orchidee

    Good write and pic M.

  • Fay Slimm.

    Ha - Agreed that is the place to be - - and wishing you ever to be on top in the clear air - -- thanks for the first smile of my day again Mike -and for another breathtaking view of your talented artwork.

  • dusk arising

    I though this was going to be a peeing contest when i read the title.

    I found a place of comfort far from such dizzy heights accepting them as unattainable in light of the unprincipled enthusiasm of others.

    • Michael Edwards

      It could well be a contest - if you're at the top of the tree you've got a great advantage.

    • Robert Haigh

      This brought to mind one of Roger McGough's short, witty poems:

      MISSED

      out of work
      divorced
      usually pissed

      he aimed
      low in life
      and
      ------------- missed.

      ___________________

      Thanks for the smile, Michael!

      • Michael Edwards

        Now he is one of my favourites - along with the likes of John Hegley.
        Cheers Robert.

      • L. B. Mek

        that cynic within
        is usually more concerned
        with those tremors of life
        that come long, dumping
        me from wherever
        I happen to be perched...
        a good read Michael

      • Jerry Reynolds

        Another fine water color and a really cool poem Michel

      • FredPeyer

        And where do you think I am going on that picture of mine? Also, the view is much better from the top.
        Love that poem!



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