“A Bag of Tools”

By: Galen911

Mar 25 2016

Category: WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge


Focal Length:44mm
Shutter:1/59 sec
Camera:NIKON D70

“A Bag of Tools”

Isn’t it strange
That princes and kings,
And clowns that caper
In sawdust rings.
And common people
Like you and me
Are builders for eternity?

Each is given a bag of tools
A shapeless mass
A book of rules;
And each must make–
Ere life is flown–
A stumbling block
Or a stepping stone.

©R L Sharpe (1870-1950)

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge:


“Share a photograph inspired by a favorite poem, verse, story, or song lyric.”


3 comments on ““A Bag of Tools””

  1. Esoterically strange… but forcefully true!!


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