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"Great cycles of history began with vigorous cultures awakening to the needs of children, but collapsing with frayed family ties. Have we failed to learn lessons which Ancient China, Greece and Rome learned too late - about day care and death houses for old folks? Do we without protest accept accelerating preschool and nursing home cultures which warn ominously that the earlier you institutionalize your child, the earlier he will institutionalize you!" - Raymond S. Moore, Ph.D.

It is not that I hate school

by Bob Jones


It is not that I hate school
I just hate the forced doctrine of learning
I cannot wrap my mind around its everholding views
I search for peace in such despair
but can find none
they don't understand
they don't care
I might as well not be there
but it is my place, I am not a quitter
giving up only shows they've won
I will stand to the end
I will not be confromed
to their walls of lies
my mind is far from theirs
my thoughts, not theirs
I will dream
I will not fail
their pain and torture will not control me
it will only strengthen my will
my will to live as I dream
to find the understanding that I need
as I stand now, on the threshold of knowledge
at the door, that seperates my ways from theirs
do I cross into my own
or do I stay to be conformed
the choice is mine
and everyone at that point in their lives
the decision is hard
it will affect my future
but do I choose the way of the world
or create my own
I will falter
I will stumble
but the end will bring me much joy
the joy the world is lacking
they will call me stupid
and dumb
but that is ok
I have chosen my way
the narrow path
FOR I WILL PREVAIL, because I have what the others are lacking
and that is the will of determination...

Written by: Bob Jones
16 January 2008

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Posted by:
ANDSY
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30 April 2012
Comments:
YOU SUCK DICK


Posted by:
nneoma
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24 January 2010
Comments:
i hate school too. but this poem is sooo boring that when i strted reading it i stopped.


Posted by:
Katherine Brown
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1 August 2009
Comments:
I like this!And for me that is amazing because i hate school a lot.


Posted by:
bhavna
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15 July 2009
Comments:
aweeeesumm..


Posted by:
james lancaster
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11 May 2009
Comments:
That is amazing


Posted by:
Aaron Evans
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3 March 2009
Comments:
But I still really enjoyed this.


Posted by:
Aaron Evans
(nirvana DOT jam AT hotmail DOT com )

3 March 2009
Comments:
Giving up doesnt meen theyve won, it meens you'd rather learn on your own and dont need them and your not afraid of failing.


Posted by:
Morrigan Falcon
(nameofwrath AT yahoo DOT com )

17 February 2008
Comments:
Wonderful! I like the lyrical feel of it.


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