An Ode to a Snowflake

In the crowded market place, the loud speaker screams with a straight face.

“This is the way the world is…”

“This is the way the world is…”

“This is the way the world is, a real hell for the idealist!”

In the corner, crowned by fate, the idealist smiles while she waits.

“This is the way the world is…”

“This is the way the world is…”

“This is the way the world is…”

a paradise unrealized.

The loud speaker screams, “Won’t you please believe it!?!”