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Plato's Retreat

Plato's Retreat I want to be just like Socrates, Grow a long beard and do as I please. And be asking you allot of questions . . . . For a Living. I want to be just like Socrates And not know for sure If I'm real merely some altar in Plato's temple. I want to be just like Socrates And stand in the forum all day. In the blazing sun that surround us all Under the the azure Athenian skies And philosophize to anyone who bothers to listen . . . For a Living. I want to be just like Socrates Corrupting my youth with a hemlock cocktail Every Friday night; 2, 4 1 before 7. I want to be just like Socrates on a Saturday night Asking you, at the bar: "What is Justice?" And where can I score some tonight? After hours, Long after the widening sliver of your mind's eternal dawning.

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Date: 10/22/2014 9:43:00 AM
Your imagination soars to great places here. Welcome to PoetrySoup. I love the way you think in your poems.
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