Beware the Crazy Man

 Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky

Beware the crazy man
   he may well be the wise
The one who sees what isn’t
   might see angels in disguise
The one whose words are tangled
   might be the master of the truth
The one who can hear voices
   might in the end be sooth
So beware the crazy man
   he may well be wise

Beware as well a sage
   he may well be a crook
The one who has the answers
   might have cooked the books
The one who spins the best tales
   might be the mother of the lies
The one who swears on bibles
   might be one without a god
So be as ware of wisdom
   she may well be fraud

“The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.” ~ William Blake


About Peter Notehelfer

I'm a retired people person who now finds the time to watch the little details of the world without worrying about being watched by anyone . . . I live on an Island north of Seattle with my wife named Ellen, a yellow dog named McGee, a yellow cat named Gatzby, and four fine chickens . . . I read fiction, bake bread, smoke salmon, and fish whenever the weather allows . . . Oh, and yes, I try to write a poem every day simply to avoid senility!
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2 Responses to Beware the Crazy Man

  1. leaving us to trust in God alone


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