Greater Expectations

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Someone once said to me, Expect the Unexpected.

It seemed daring at the time so I took it on board.

The only problem was because I expected the Unexpected all the time I wasn’t really surprised when it happened.

It was expected, right?

Life was losing its surprise factor.

I felt heavy as a watermelon.

My counsellor suggested — wait for it — Expect only the Expected.

So I do,

When the Unexpected happens I light up like a lantern

twinkle like a star.

It wasn’t expected, right?

2 thoughts on “Greater Expectations

  1. well, you’re going to like my next offering ‘The Well-Read Salmon’ once I get a suitable illustration. I’ve had a few street artists have a go at it without success. I’m on the lookout for a quirky illustrator. Pity Tenniel has passed away 😦 anyhow I probably wouldn’t be able to afford him 🙂

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