THE INDISPENSABLE MAN

 

Some time when you're feeling important;

Some time when your ego's in bloom;

Some time when you take it for granted,

You're the best qualified in the room;

Some time when you think that your going,

would leave an unfillable hole;

Just follow this simple instruction

And see how it humbles your soul.

 

Take a bucket and fill it with water;

Put your hands in it up to your wrists;

Pull them out - and the hole that remains;

Is the measure of how much you'll be missed.

You may splash as you please when you enter;

You may stir up the water galore;

But stop - and you'll find in a second ,

That it looks just the same as before.

 

The moral of this is quite simple;

Do just the best that you can,

and be proud of yourself - but remember;

There is no indispensable man

 

 

Saxon White Kessinger