The Meaning of Life as prompted by Sheila Heard.
They look perplexed
when you question the way
that they think things should be done.
To them, the powers that be,
everything is a foregone conclusion.
What they say is right and proper
and thinking otherwise is taboo.
They're always right
and you're always wrong
and that's the way they think things go.
How do you change the way that things happen,
who's controlling who, these days?
He waited for the results of his scan,
believing that he was cured.
But the doctor told him no,
an operation was the way to go.
So where did that leave him
and his simple belief in psychology?
What will his next step be,
which way will he leap?
What would you do if it happened to you?
and whoose voice would you follow?
He waits for sleep to overtake
and his sub-conscious to enlighten.