Poetry

Reunion Jameson Dunne

Wise men talk because they have something to say. Fols, because they have to say something. —Plato Low men, high men Living days gone by men Wearing old school tie men Talking, talking, talking.   Big men, little men Young and rather brittle men Old and full of spittle men Talking, talking, talking.   Short men, tall men Filling up the hall men Listening not at all men Talking, talking, talking. Fat men, thin men Bald and withered skin men Playing hard to win men Talking, talking, talking.   Shy men, bold men Easy bought and sold men Watches made…

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