Un-ode to an Exam

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
A short poem I wrote in December, 2009, a few hours before one of my final exams in college. I hadn't studied enough, and I knew I would do badly... but after thinking about it I wasn't sure I cared.
I did end up passing the class, just in case you were wondering.

Submitted: May 10, 2012

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Oh, sheet of lined paper,

Your margins are cold

My ink has no color,

Our topics grow old

You’re naught but a burden,

A pen in my side

My sad lack of int’rest

I shan’t care to hide

I slacked off for fortnights

I regret it not

Your mind-numbing knowledge

I’m glad I forgot

For my mind is a kingdom,

Creations so grand

That your quaint beads of wisdom

Can’t harm this fair land.

So I sigh in denial,

And let rest my quill

I’ve more worlds to create

And more brain cells to kill.


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