Listen To Mother

When I learned to share with others, was my turning point in life.
Had I listened to my mother's way, to keep away most strife,
I would have been so much wiser, early on in life.

That's true.
I ignored my sweet advisor, just like most of us all do.

Now I'm older and I wonder, how much better life would be,
If we had not made this blunder when our mother made this plea.

Copyrightę 2004 Jim Johnston