A pessimistic realist
Says he’s not negative
For prematurely getting pissed
‘bout where the homeless live
Getting a free, returnable gift –
A cement ping pong table.
This free upgrade causes a rift?
“People abuse whenever they’re able.”
“Someone is bound to graffiti it up.”
“There’s enough bums hanging there now.”
“The new site of the Homeless Pong Cup.
They’ll sneak beer games in somehow.”
“Hey guys, I think I have got an idea.
How ‘bout we play some ping pong?
Best two of three decides like Gaea
If this proposed change is right or wrong?”
The pessimistic realist
Refuses the game of chance
And continues making his list
Of reasons, doubts, and shants.
He’ll huff and puff loud and strong
Until the fight is through.
And if the people ever do play ping pong,
He’ll probably be there booing you.
Inspired by comments found here.