Notes of the disaffection of an Intellectual

By Louis Kasatkin
Louis is editorial administrator at www.DestinyPoets.co.uk and founder of Destiny Poets and in his spare time is a civic, community, political activist, blogger and general nuisance to the status quo!
We know nothing worth knowing
and were it worth knowing
we wouldn’t even know that
we didn’t know whether or not it was;
Knowledge is the sum of all
the emptinesses gathered in a vacuum,
we articulate acquired knowledge
in the way those blind from birth
might describe colours;
We grasp at phantasms
and draw shapes with our fingers
in the still air of a morning
on a battlefield occupied by silence;
Our role in history is as relevant
as that of dust mites in
the Palace of Versailles.

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