Washed & Scrubbed

Intellectual hygiene…

the Poet declines

 

That dull antiseptic,

that deadens your mind

 

Once washed and then scrubbed,

the truth a charade

 

Academic consensus

—the Muse in her grave

 

(Villanova Pennsylvania: December, 2019)

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