dissonance

what makes one worthy?
is it what we do
or who we are?

I know the answer
is in the “being”
not the “doing”

or so I have been told.

what to do
when the world
measures
differently?

the dissonance
is often
more than I can bear.

8 Comments

    1. I actually have an oddly related cultural question with which you can assist: In Thomas the Tank Engine, I notice a recurrent theme of “usefulness”. Everyone in the stories is praised and has value for being “useful”. Is that an especially British thing?

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