Legacy of A Balanced Life

by Todd Fernandez
He lived a balanced life…
Never too much and never too little,
In all his endeavors he strove for the middle,
Never drawing too near a dear friend nor brother,
Careful not to commit all his love to some other,
Reserved for himself just the perfect amount
Lest he lose too much to some unbalanced account,
Strange it seems, how now nothing to say
No meaningful words on this moderate day
And so dig not too deep, but dig not too shallow
And cover him just well enough so to rot,
For he lived the balanced life…
So well he was not

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