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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Poet's Notes about The Poem
Comments about this poem (OBE State of Mind by Chad Brevis )
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)
Edgar Allan Poe
(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994)
(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
(28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
(31 May 1819 - 26 March 1892)
(9 November 1928 – 4 October 1974)
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