Monday, December 12, 2011

The Need by Bob Atkinson


The Need

(c)2011 Bob Atkinson

the need we feel in our hearts
to gather all our good parts
and spread that ever far and wide
exposes to all our best side

this need, it shames us sometimes still
frustrates us much when we feel
we're not as loving as we'd wish
should take and savor more of that dish

surely devoid of satisfaction
in this era of sour inaction
we must assess our direction
better selections toward progression

cities built with thought in mind
how one moves from side to side
how we all gather to
enjoy each others' better moods

we sit so long on our padded ends
when there is much work to be done
dividing energies into those efforts
that produce the most good treasures

need be the call of today
shout not at others that they are wrong
build always a partnership of song
working together for the good of all