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A Little About A Lot


A Little About A Lot
By Nabih Saliba

To know a lot about a little
Or a little about a lot
Is a thing we should consider
But in practice often not

If a lot about a little
Then an expert you will be
Of the few things you have studied
Or have done repeatedly

Should you choose a lighter focus
For the things that you can learn
Then your interests will be wider
With all details no concern

If an expert on a subject
Or someone who knows a lot
Be it narrow or unfocused
Make the most of what you’ve got

In the end it only matters
If you help your fellow man
Use what knowledge you’ve been given
To help us be the best we can

To know a lot about a little
Or a little about a lot
Is not the thing that matters

But in practice means a lot.

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A Little About A Lot

A Little About A Lot by Nabih Saliba To know a lot about a little Or a little about a lot Is a thing we should consider But in practice often not Know a lot about a little And it’s one thing that you’ve got But your view might be quite narrow Like a cage for every thought Fill your head with many subjects Then an expert you are not As your knowledge can be shallow When a little about a lot Should you aim to be an expert? Try to master just one thing? Then you’d have yourself a focused Special kind of offering. Do you wish to only sample? Try to gather wide but thin? Then when details are required You’ll just offer up a grin. Maybe what one should consider Isn’t what they know or not But what they know together With the friends that they have got For together we are smarter Sharing fact and view and thought On a lot about a little Or a little about a lot