Be a scrub in the valley – but be
The best little scrub by the side of the rill;
Be a bush if you can’t be a tree.
If you can’t be a bush, be a bit of the grass,
And some highway happier make.
If you can’t be a muskie, then just be a bass,
But the liveliest bass in the lake.
From Now I Can Fly!
By Jane McWhorter