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   Baldur Gazette (Newspaper) - April 20, 1983, Baldur, Manitoba                                The Gazette April 1983 To bee or not to bee By BILL SMILEY HUMANS though not as tenacious and purposeful as the nor as busy as the have much in common with of cant Or they but they cant hold their noses when they go so they Whod want to be an ant on the other can and we But they are unable to even to a and we so that evens We dont have the single mindedness of They know where they are or what they are We We go wandering about and get They do of but at least they were headed Bees but never on the scale that we They zero in on a We stag ger into a They vrooom We flood our motors and ka aaglunk There are other similarities and none of which prove that humans are Ants dont have sexual They know that they are or soldiers or Humans half the know whether they are or kicked in with a frozen Bees also know who and where they Like they have a but theirs doesnt have to consult the Labour Party before de ciding what to do about She wipes out the That auto matically creates new Imagine a world in which bees had unemployment in Youd not only have a bee in your but a bee in your your brain and your Unlike ants dont worry about their We have poor aunts who must be kept under rich aunts who must be toadied and crazy aunts who threaten to come and stay with Bees dont bother much about other They just buzz sucking What a They have no rotten frigid drunken goofy aged So it looks as though weve got the short end of the and the ants and the bees are in But theres one thing that drags them down to our We all live in You didnt know this You say humans have free will You think we can call the be masters of our own choose between good and live as long as we go to heaven or decide what to have for din ner You are sitting in a cell as you read I am sitting in a cell as I write Maybe your cell has a re frigerator and an electric and mine has an ash tray and a filing Bui they are At we move from the TV cell to the cell with the platform where for no expect to go to We wake up in the same after nightmares about being in a and proceed to a smaller cell where we peer at shake our heads gloomily and remove various normal Can you imagine a bee shav ing his Godgiven whiskers Then we romp down through a vertical cell with no windows to another cell with orange juice and Ants and bees get spilled sugar and No no no caffeine we leave this cell for a mobile with FM window and auto matic the ants and the bees go about their getting fresh air and a keen curiosity about whats going to happen We know nothing new is going to happen We go to a big where ladies type in a little cell within a bigger We pick up our little cellular pieces from the ladies and go off to our indi vidual where we spend the entire day convincing other people that they should be happy to even have a Sometimes we are We go to a big cell and browse humming and snuffling things and touching the But it ends all too We are brought to a tiny where a young woman punches out some tentacles that drag us back to the big where the Queen Bee in forms us that we have no no common and less intelligence than a bee or an While this tirade is taking what are the ant and the bee doing sting ing they are anting around and beeing with no sense whatever that they are the lowest of the dumb The words dont mean anything to Some humans will rise to the level of the ant and the They will accept their instead of trying to kick the sides out of They will do what they are supposed to without a lot of if ants and humans will stop gossiping about each Ants Someday humans will stop stinging each Bees ex cept when you bug Someday humans will stop Why The word is not in the vocabulary of ants and But humans must have a If they the theme song of the Twentyfirst Cen tury might well My cell is your Your cell is my And our cell is our cell On the other per haps we are not lost in the Ants can but they cant Bees can but they cant Maybe theres a future for if we can just get out of those Argyle Communications NOTICE Ronald Ailard of Heming Company will be at the Gazette Offices in Baldur each Thursday morning between and noon Phone 5352058   

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