Posted by: Ron DuBour | June 9, 2015

Conservative Lament~by Paul F. Lenzi


 

 

Conservative Lament

 

“The Anachronism”
Mixed Media Art by Jean Dubuffet
From moma.org

bearded portraits
of intellect
decorate history
lost academic respect
pushed from minds
chased from syllabus
altered and deemed
by the crassness of new
institutional memory
dead white men
worthless of teaching
anachronist values
unwanted unwelcome
in schemas of relative
truths that predominate
postmodern ethics
alas we are bathed
in the acids of irony
etching the signal deceit
of an open mind closed
to its ancestral rigor

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  1. thank you for sharing my poem with your readers


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