OBE State of Mind
from this OBE state of mind
where learning is learning is learning
go to trash,
empty recycle bin.
replete with lewd commentary
and f*** me for thinking
that learning is progress without proper process.
Because class after class
I sit and take notes on my BBM
and update status,
and rewind what you just said
and half wittingly write down
a half-wits perception
on what education ought to be.
I blame others
for my miseducation
when I misrepresent myself
and add insult to injury when I
get my degree and
think I am Aristotle or Sophocles.
Ranting and raving my own inadequacies,
too smart to see
that I am
and therefore I think,
and sit staring and blinking.
I said it,
therefore it must be true...
don't believe me?
Read my degree...
PhD in illusion and mind ruled
by my own confusion.
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Comments about this poem (OBE State of Mind by Chad Brevis )
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
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Edgar Allan Poe
(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
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Henry David Thoreau
(12 July 1817 – 6 May 1862)
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