Wisdom Comes to Mr. Mann, But Somewhat Late

They tried to teach him the Polka.
Isn’t that just always the way,
his friend said. Hearing none,
the ayes have it. The world
is a pig in a poke. Change
the dial-up settings. Craft your
dental work. Whistle. Take care
of the poor and the crazy.
Remember to behold. Dance
if you’ve still got legs.