As Near As You Can Get

You cannot know the stuff God knows, not even if you’re wise. 

God never sleeps, but that is what you’ve got to do at night. 


However much you’ve toiled and dug nobody’s found it yet.

Your claim to fame and noted name are near as you can get.  


Image:   Six Scholars Sitting Around a Table: Hans Burgkmair, 1531

Source:   Ecclesiastes 8:16-17

Text:   David Alexander, 2022  CC BY-SA NC 4.0

Tune:   Downs, Public Domain


Audio:  Used by Permission

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