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This is Graduate School!!

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This is Graduate School!!

This is Graduate School

What do you expect?!!
This is graduate school!!
The girl, glowed in her importance!!
This work was important!!
And who did he think he was, shirking work!
Our importance is pivotal.
For without importance, we’d have no artifacts.
And our importance oozes from smokestacks and chokes the very breath we breathe!
And our importance keeps us safe from the Jones’ below us, those miscreants!!
And our importance makes us real!!
We put a man on the moon!
I am that I am!  I am MAN!!!
And my towers reach to heaven and scream, “I no longer have need of you!”
But at night, some nights at least.
I look up to the sky,
And realize that I am stuck on a spinning rock, with no way out, and I have no idea where
I came from or where I am going?
And I know panic!

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  1. Date: 11/29/2009 5:15:00 AM
    Great poem, don't panic! take a look at my poem, Your Soul And Your Spirit Is Really You, it might help, love Simone

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 6:24:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your wonderful poem today. Please continue writing and sharing with us Woody. It has been awhile since you posted. Hope your life is on track and you and family are well. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/28/2009 11:44:00 AM
    The sun, moon, and stars helps us to realize tht there is the great Creator out there waiting to be welcomed into our heart. Love the way that you approached the topic here of our pride and conceit. Keep writing. Sara