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Lessons of History

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Lessons of History

Oh
I remember history well --
the ancient guidelines --
the lessons repeated,
the dramas reenacted:
the dates, of course,
were of no import;
catching the drift of things,
that was the art.
Languages change, seasons wane.
People experience all the old pain.
What happens now?
What happened before?
Lessons of history
are writ on the walls --
they peek out from thousands
of toilet stalls
where Kilroy once sat.

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  1. Date: 5/15/2011 10:18:00 PM

    Hehe. Interesting write about the lessons of history peeking out of toilets stalls! Enjoyed! Caroline.