Som (সোম)
The folly of humankind
<em style="background-color: rgba(165, 202, 223, 0.05); color: rgb(38, 40, 46);">We squander health in search of wealth.</em>
<em style="background-color: rgba(165, 202, 223, 0.05); color: rgb(38, 40, 46);">We scheme and toil and save,</em>
<em style="background-color: rgba(165, 202, 223, 0.05); color: rgb(38, 40, 46);">then squander wealth in search of health</em>
<em style="background-color: rgba(165, 202, 223, 0.05); color: rgb(38, 40, 46);">and all we get is a grave.</em>
<em style="background-color: rgba(165, 202, 223, 0.05); color: rgb(38, 40, 46);">We live and boast of what we own,</em>
<em style="background-color: rgba(165, 202, 223, 0.05); color: rgb(38, 40, 46);">We die and only get a stone</em>

<em>~ Ignoti Auctoris</em>

Is this what most people generally do or is it an exaggeration?
Jun 20, 2020 4:52 PM
Comments · 6
I search, but wealth has a different definition for me as it had for all my forbears, who were scholars, teachers and priests. That wealth was and still is knowledge, temporal wealth was actually frowned upon in our community. I squander too, but that's more in generally not following the doc's orders in terms of typically forbidden indulgences. Why worry when I'll not even get a stone but go up in smoke instead?
June 20, 2020
I'm not sure. I do the squandering but I've stopped searching... or never started in the first place.
June 20, 2020
In search of wealth? Sometimes. Often in search of nothing, with no goal. 
June 20, 2020
Oh that's sad. A little bit exaggeration.
June 20, 2020
Ah, this one again. Well, wealth can be many things. There are those who squander all their energies on social engagement and recognition.
July 24, 2020
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