Cin Sweet Fields

Simple Minds - Poem by Cin Sweet Fields

everyone 'round here
so slow, barbaric
they know what they know
anything else, they say
not worth knowing
their brains smell of old tar
and through glazed eyes, they see
their clumsy dull shadow
-on everything
and that, more than anything
makes me sad

Topic(s) of this poem: people

Comments about Simple Minds by Cin Sweet Fields

  • (6/20/2007 11:09:00 PM)

    It's hard work being, and even harder work seeming, smart—the cost is eternal vigilance and we all sleep. But if you admit you're ignorant, you not only save calories but might also learn something. -William Matthews

    However i'm all for calorie expenditure these days. Fine write (as per usual) ! care, sjg
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  • (6/19/2007 6:53:00 PM)

    deliberate ignorance usually leaves me angry... sad, on a good day... i'm with you on this one... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 17, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 18, 2014

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