We enter

the scene


do not hang around,


back into the ether

we bound.
We are just flesh and bone,

in the end

just ashes and soot

is all that is found.
It’s what we leave behind

that may

make a difference,

that may make a

It is ideas

that remain

after we are gone,

it is ideas

that can make

the world

go around.

It’s what we


that matters,

that may be

The measure

of us

is not we


but what thoughts and

did we bring and expound.

What ideas

did we sow

and which ones took root?

These are the ones

that get passed around.
Riches acquired

mean nothing

in the end,

it’s what’s in our


that ultimately


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