The Heaviness of Foolishness

A stack of stones, a pile of sand, these things have weight for sure.

But coping with a fool all day is harder to endure.


When you see trouble coming, if you’re clever you will hide.

A fool, in contrast stays the course to trouble amplified.


They will not change from what you say, or even if you shout. 

Their foolishness has been ingrained and won’t be driven out.


Photo: by Tim Scalzo on Unsplash

Source:  Proverbs 27:3,12,22

Text:  © David Alexander, 2021

Tune:   Hunnys, Public Domain 


Audio:  Used by Permission

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