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Clever Fool

Do not tell me I am but a clever fool I have sought truth entirely unfettered, Finding rules for better living as a tool Among the educated and the unlettered. I have used my brain for wondering Do not tell me I am but a clever fool For spending time issues pondering, I learned to think for myself in school. Some think cogitating is not very cool But many theorems I have composed, Do not tell me I am but a clever fool If you’ve not different ways proposed. Or thought to reason out a proposition, But, always accepted another’s rule To think for you seems an imposition Do not tell me I am but a clever fool.
Written August 26, 2022

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Date: 8/28/2022 10:40:00 PM
It is not easy to learn to think for yourself in school; that is commendable. " I have used my brain for wondering" - I love this about the brain too!
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 8/29/2022 8:03:00 AM
Thanks so much for your thoughtful comment, Caren.
Date: 8/26/2022 9:52:00 PM
Insightful and well written with a passion my friend...
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michael tor
Date: 8/27/2022 9:30:00 PM
I am...
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 8/27/2022 8:00:00 AM
Thanks, Michael. I enjoyed writing this piece. You must be catching up on your reading this morning!