A Poem by D Alan Johnstone

I'm too busy 
digging this hole 
with a spoon 
to look for a shovel.

© 2017 D Alan Johnstone

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I absolutely love this short snarky quip! To me, I didn't take as much about self-awareness as I took it sarcastically pointing out others' inefficiencies.. however I work for the government, where nothing makes good business sense whatsoever, but I do appreciate the "big picture" perspective. I favor stepping back and taking a new look, a fresh perspective on things and finding alternate solutions.. sometimes they are right under our noses...

Posted 12 Months Ago

Very clever! Short, but clever. It is like reminding us to come out of the automatic. Great!

Posted 1 Year Ago

D Alan Johnstone

1 Year Ago

Yes!! It's easy to become overwhelmed with tasks, when we could take a break, step back, and find a .. read more
Silmara McGarry

1 Year Ago


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Added on December 12, 2017
Last Updated on December 12, 2017