Idling speed

Does it ever occur to you
that fate’s got it in for you
and whatever you do you
can’t win?

What fate has in mind for me
I’ll just have to wait and see.

I am kind to old people, beggars, tramps
dogs that piss up lamp posts and
just about everyone I know
also cats even though I’m not that
fond of them.

But tempting fate by hating on things
can only bring me bad luck.

Do you think luck plays a part in it
or like some do you think
luck’s shit?

It occurs to me
that what fate has in store for me
is probably in aisle three
at a reduced price.

© 2017, John Smallshaw.