Which is Better?

Which is greater?

Gold or silver

a flower or a field

a bed or a blanket

food or a meal?


Which is stronger?

gold or a golden heart

frankness or subtlety

knowledge or wisdom

many friends or enemies?


Which is better?

to know or understand

to learn or comprehend

to lead or to follow

to act or to observe?


One cannot be better

because one is needed for the other

they cannot be apart.

if they are, all is lost


Why is this?

Please don't ask

Don't even ponder

it's simply the nature of life

in which we wander. 

This poem is about: 
Our world
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