Francis Duggan

When We Do Know So Little - Poem by Francis Duggan

That in life we never stops learning seems true for to say
We learn from people we meet every day
But the accumulation of knowledge to self doubt can give rise
When we do know so little we come to realize
Those who think they know everything are lucky indeed
Of any more knowledge they are not in need
The knowledge seekers they may look on as strange
But they themselves never does instigate change
To the fact that knowledge is infinite one must feel resigned
But a little of it can enlighten the mind
Our lessons in life are not of the few
And every day we do live we learn something new
Those who knows it all are quite lucky indeed
Since of any more knowledge they are not in need.

Topic(s) of this poem: knowledge

Form: Sonnet

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 18, 2019

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