l. Let bygones be bygones – and what kind of
History would that get you?
2. Haste makes waste, but every other activity
makes waste too.
3. When poverty comes in at the door, love
flies out the window. Many persons who
are living in poverty, however, have neither
windows nor doors.
4. No need to look for a needle in a haystack
when you can buy all the needles you want
over the internet.
5. Your heart may be free as an eagle, but there
are no federal laws protecting your heart.
6. A stitch in time saves nine, but it takes more
than one stitch to sew up a wound.
7. A fool and his money are soon parted, but how
did the fool get money in the first place.
Louis Phillips’ recent poetry publications include The Domain of Silence, The Domain of Absence: New and Selected Poems (Pleasure Boat Studio, 2015), The Domain of Small Mercies: New & Selected Poems ], Volume 2 (Pleasure Boat Studio, 2017), How Wide the Meadow (World Audience Publishers, 2019).