Just One Regret...
Had he more quickly realized just who they were,
Had he tried harder to fathom their brilliant minds,
Had he more clearly understood the purpose of their being,
They were truly honorable; he was sadly prejudiced.
They were exceedingly well informed; he was grossly ignorant.
They were totally indefatigable; he so often, and so quickly, gave up.
Still, for many years there was a strong inter-species alliance between
Much was accomplished, many profited, and,
They could have achieved so much more.