Be careful what you wish for


Midas

King Midas, thinking on the emptiness of days,
sighed, "What is life, without wealth?"

The Gods, in their wisdom,
Gave him that wondrous gift:

Then Midas, tiring of his Golden Touch,
Cried: "What is wealth, without life!"

Marie Cadavieco, 18/11/2010




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Written on 2010-11-18 at 17:04

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John Ashleigh
So very true!
Thanks for sharing!

regards,
John.
2010-11-19


NicholasG
Things would have been quite different had Midas turned things into chocolate!! :-)
Nick
2010-11-19