the humble bee
resides inside the heart of three;
the ogre, the fool, and the tree
the ogre who is strong beyond measure,
but who couldn’t think of any pleasure
but eating humans and hoarding treasure.
The fool who makes the crowds shout with glee
but never thinks beyond the meager spoils
of leftover meat and stalled mead.
The tree who outranks the three
lives to breathe
the rancid air
we do not need.
Held not in high measure these things we tease
selfless though they may be;
we think we are greater; Us Humans We Be!
but in the end we are the greedy