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Some Practical Improvements



Were it within my power,
you'd be shocked at the changes I would make
in the world.
No false modesty for me!
I would not restrain myself.
The world, the human world,
is long overdue for some fine-tuning,
for some upgrading, for some practical improvements.
Sometimes the greater hubris lies
in refusing to do what needs to be done
for fear of condemnation or failure.
I would try.  I would do what I could.
Then let the responsibility to correct my excesses
pass to others.

All poems are written and copyrighted by Michael C. Rush.
None may be republished or repurposed without permission.