Heinrich Baumgarten

Taste

Warm is better than cold,
young is better than old.
Are you sure you know what's right?
Which is better: day or night?

Girls are better than boys,
tools are better than toys.
Ask a workman, ask a child.
Which is better: day or night?

Black is better than white,
left is better than right.
Who can tell me what's the truth?
There's no truth: It's what you choose.

Feeling warm, feeling cold
feeling young, feeling old,
being girl or being boy,
needing tool or wanting toy:

Ask a cat about mice,
ask a head about lice.
One of them will say: "They're nice."
But not the head about the lice...
 

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Published on e-Stories.org on 04/03/2022.

 

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