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Reflections: Intellectualism

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Reflections: Intellectualism

To Dine, To Die;
Conversations spiral
While thunderous eyes
Grasp concepts to recycle.

Constant debt crisis
A political paradox
Grating social devices
Over the sorting of socks.

Pseudo-analysis
An endless groan
Argumental paralysis
The debate grants no throne.

Existentialism
Over a roast
Potatoes won't listen
To who talks the most.

"That point is so interesting"
The floor is open for chat
"What is real?" not a thing
"Meow" adds the cat.

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  1. Date: 3/15/2013 9:23:00 AM

    Blowhards listening mostly for their turn to speak (or to remember a good turn of phrase), seldom to hear what is actually said. Yep, played that game many times in the academic world. Good satire, Dan!

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 5:29:00 PM

    Dan. your poem is amazing! I love it;-)! Congratulations on your wonderful win in Nathan's contest~ always*LINDA