The Enemy of the Good (eideteker) wrote,
The Enemy of the Good

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The Thinking Man's Thinking Man

Illuminated texts that stretch through the ages

Dust and wealth caked onto their pages

The sages delineated for me knowledge with a cost—not free

A fee extracted in moments lost

Moments thus spent contemplating

see the bright sun so slowly fading

Consider this a measured risk for treasured bits of storied bliss

hidden inside letters traded on pages faded

now worn by time and worn with pride

by those lost between the shelves in

What they learn from the ages—
    —can they learn from themselves?

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