The Nonchalant Caterpillar!


Some people worry their way through life while some have a very laid-back attitude to problems. When my father-in-law died in his nineties he had the blood pressure of a man of 35! I would be a hypocrite if I suggested that we all should worry less, perhaps it’s all down to genetics…

A very laid-back caterpillar,
Once crossed a busy road.
When asked why he did it:
“To search for a new abode!”

I said, “surely its too dangerous,
Crossing busy roads,
Trucks are speeding by right now,
Carrying heavy loads.”

He replied with a don’t-care shrug,
“It’s just one of those things,
And anyway I soon will say:
It’s much easier with wings!”
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