Weaker than Water

"In the world, there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong, nothing can surpass it." –Lao Tzu

Preparing for King Lear’s Death

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When you die, only four will

stand in a circle and cry

that you have passed:

your eldest who loves you

loudest, your middle child

who speaks like a queen,

your eager fellow Edmond,


but mostly

me, the jester,

who can no longer

make you laugh.


Katherine M. Gotthardt

Copyright June 7, 2013


Author: All Things Writing, LLC

Katherine Gotthardt is CEO of All Things Writing, LLC, a full-service content development and content marketing company. A published writer and seasoned educator, Katherine leads a team of professionals on a mission to make clients shine online and in print.

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