Margaret Alice

Rookie - 3 Points (The Crystal Age / Pretoria - South Africa)

Fellow Idiot-Savants - Poem by Margaret Alice

And of course, as usual Adriaan Snyman
discredits himself by rejecting “The Bible
Code” by Michael Drosnin while dabbling
in the same esoteric terrain - on the grounds
that he does not understand it himself

and it appeals to the mass media and became
famous, Snyman cannot explain how it works
then happily self-satisfied, he sells his own
interpretation of a numerical code which
Drosnin mentions also

Snyman says self-righteously, I am right,
you are wrong, thus he disqualifies himself
in my eyes; his esoterica is just as dense and
suspect as that of Drosnin – by discrediting
Drosnin’s theories

I immediately query his ability to understand
the bigger picture, and, by the way, I’m just as
wayward as Drosnin, it makes perfect sense to
me, though Snyman is too self-opinionated
to see what he refuses to let be…

Adriaan Snyman “Die Messias Kode” (The Messiah Code)

Comments about Fellow Idiot-Savants by Margaret Alice

  • (3/21/2008 5:25:00 AM)

    A nice way of summing it up I think. Too much wayward intellectual intrigue makes me billious too! Rgds, Ivan (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Friday, March 21, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 30, 2008

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]