Too many genies and not enough lamps

There’ll be more new than old,
although
how that’s going to work
I will wait to be told.

Anyhow
we have to do the new
even if we don’t like change
and when we do the new
it’ll become old and we’re
used to that.

I guess we can’t tootle along
as if everything’s right
when
there are lots of things wrong,

so new is here to stay
until
it has had its day and
becomes old.

© 2021, John Smallshaw.