molded minds

she wanted to be a poet
so she went to college for
8 whole years (bad start);  
she became a professor at
a junior college instead:

(makes more sense).

he wanted to make a
difference, so he joined
the academy of fires and
grew a big mustache, 
then beat and neglected
his boy; a true hero

(and the perfect cliche).

so, in the summers she’d fly
to Paris; she wrote a book
that didn’t sell.

in his retirement he saved
animals, dogs mostly,
creatures that’d never dis-
agree.

these are our masters
we’re assigned to; molded
minds that are glued to the
left or the very far right.

(when a walk with yourself
teaches you so much more).

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