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why
by Henry Burt Stevens
Saturday, March 26, 2005
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why

the school
were adminstration
I couldn't
find my way

the government
were forms
I couldn't
complete

the police
were system
I couldn't
comprehend

the judge
were justice
six months
I gone for now.

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Reviewed by Nordette Adams
Good metaphors here, Henry. People and institutions acting as concepts/machines without feeling it seems. No mercy for the soul who can't understand it and adapt. And so these souls come to a place none of us want to be. Commentary on our educational system most of all it seems. If we fail at that level, then how many youngsters will we lose? ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Most interesting thoughts Henry!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
interesting
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
An interesting take on our modern chaotic impersonal bureaucratic world, Henry.
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers
It is all tangled mess isn't it? And just because you think you are in the clear doesn't mean one is.
Interesting thoughts here Henry.

Lisa
Reviewed by George Carroll
Questions to ponder on. Happy Easter
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