Wisdom

Wisdom is moderation of all things:
to neither be a puppet
nor pull strings,
to lead with strength
but not an iron fist,
to smartly borrow from, but not consist
of lessons learned in lifetimes besides yours,
to seize the day, yet not forget your chores
& take action, but give in when you’re wrong.

Yes,
balanced moderation makes you strong —
except in love, which wisdom cannot touch:
love proves itself by loving
far too much.

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