Poetry

Graham Joyner: Higher Learning

Higher Learning   The Chancellor at XYU Does not have a lot to do So when he’s asked to put his mind To matters of a learned kind He nobly rises to the call By not doing very much at all   That science and philosophy Are oft at odds is plain to see Less obvious is how to act Or (as it’s all beside the fact) How not to. Here’s the simple key: Masterful inactivity   Unorthodoxy can be banned Along with innovative thinking and (The most subversive of the three) Multidisciplinarity Best work within a narrow frame Where…

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