Wednesday, February 1, 2012


By John I. Blair

Living with numbers
Marks the times in which I move,
Not who I am.

I know my SSN, BP,
My LDL and HDL,
My street address, my phone and ZIP.

If asked, these all come quickly to my lip;
But if you wish to know my soul,
Watch what I do, learn what I love.

©2011 John I. Blair

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