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 8 Months Ago

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

Posted 10 Months Ago

D Alan Johnstone

10 Months 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

10 Months Ago


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