All Things Are Like Schools (Written June 22)

All Things Are Like Schools


And all things are like schools

In which I am imprisoned,

Barred from leaving


Until I finish the assignment.

But I’ve neglected to attend

Any of the classes


And so I don’t even know

What the assignment is.

The final exam is scheduled


For next week, and I am

Completely unprepared.

I have no idea


What the teacher has been

Teaching. How long

Have I been going to school,


Trying to get my degree?

For years. Perhaps it’s time

To give it all up.


I’m getting old now,

And I don’t have to continue

To put myself through this.

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