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  Philosopher
by Stan I.S Law (aka Stanislaw Kapuscinski)
Saturday, April 04, 2009
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After "Philosopher", steatite, by Bozena Happach
http://bohappach.com/index.html



I often sit still for ages, and I philosophize,

sending others’ ideas into gross disrepute.

And by now I’m stiff, even my neck and feet,

And I must think of something, anything, I could eat.

 

We’re long past the days, aye, the great days of yore,

when we, thinkers sat, thinking, in elegant agora.

Passersby gave us gifts, lots of retsina and bread…

Even inferior thinkers had been, somewhat, well fed.

 

Yet today, I can’t earn even a single drachma

for strewing, freely about, pearls of arcane wisdom.

I eat only papyrus, and some ancient scrolls;

rolled up, ne’er too tightly, into inedible rolls.

 

I cannot continue edifying the vast ignorant masses,

like a Delphic Oracle: ambiguous and obscure;

Or before I answer yet another inane question

I’m likely to die, of hunger, or gross indigestion.

 

***

 

 


Stan I.S. Law


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Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 5/16/2009
there is a direct link between the stagnation of our collective human
condition and the rising tide of willful ignorance. one does tire of striving to "slay ignorance"...
a pensive, probing delight.
well done, stan.
cg
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 4/5/2009
Hi Stan, "I cannot continue edifying the vast ignorant masses,

like a Delphic Oracle: ambiguous and obscure;

Or before I answer yet another inane question

I’m likely to die, of hunger, or gross indigestion."

This speaks volumes! What more could be said?! You thinker, you.

In Spirit,
Bear
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/4/2009
I got the perfect remedy for indigestion, be like me and my Buddhist monks, hide in the himalaya's where the yeti protect us...Find peace, ed
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