Susan Sparks

Rookie - 31 Points (July 8,1957 / Fort Leavenworth, Kansas)

Hard Knocks University - Poem by Susan Sparks

Verse one:
Hard Knocks University
Where knowledge is high-priced
No professors or lecture halls
Hard lessons learned for life

Verse two:
Hard Knocks University
Don't haf to buy no books
Everything taught is by experience
No special favors for your looks

Chorus:
Hard Knocks University
When your done gettin' all dirty
Gettin' knocked to the nth Degree...
Hard Knocks University

Verse three:
Hard Knocks University
Where there are no lesson plans
All's learned with sweaty brow
And weathered, calloused hands

Repeat chorus:


Poet's Notes about The Poem

These song lyrics are about my own life's education. I've had a hard life.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 12, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 23, 2014


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