Take the whole kit

by James Broughton


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Take the whole kit
with the caboodle
Experience life
don't deplore it
Shake hands with time
don't kill it
Open a lookout
Dance on a brink
Run with your wildfire
You are closer to glory
leaping an abyss
than upholstering a rut

-- from Little Sermons of the Big Joy: Poems, by James Broughton

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Take the whole kit