Thursday, June 2, 2016

why yesterday's poetry worm was "dig and be dug in return"

I've liked this for ages:
"Motto" 
by Langston's Hughes

I play it cool
I dig all jive
That's the reason
I stay alive
My motto
As I live and learn
Is dig and be dug in return
Yesterday, while doing minor landscaping and gardening, the last line kept going through my head. After a couple of hours, I wondered why.

Then I looked at the shovel in my hand. My subconscious has a really stupid sense of humor.