Dummies' Anthem: A Poetic Satire

Updated on May 5, 2018
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Val is a life-long practically oriented student of effective emotional and attitudinal responses to the many challenges of life.

May dummies of the world all unite

because all future belongs to their kind

after glorious past filled with violent delight

and present being lived with an absence of mind.


Yours is the world and it has always been

every crown designed to fit just your head

every soldier ever looking lean and mean

every beggar's corner good for daily bread.


Down with brains, up with guts!

Make all your beliefs look profane

world was created for idiots and nuts

so down with anyone intelligent and sane.


Don't ever forget those promises you made

to fight every sign of smartness and order

defend insanity with every gun and blade

spread it like religion without any border.


Agreements are for wimps who don't know better

so make sure to protest for sake of protesting

respect your Manifesto to its very last letter,

and work against reason with no resting.


Dummies of the world, now spread your wings!

Together you are stronger, don't waste hour

for, you are the force, you are the kings

so make every sweetness turn sour.

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      Vladimir Karas 2 weeks ago from Canada

      Shanmarie---Well, times are changing, only smartness, stupidity and pyramids survive.

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      shanmarie 2 weeks ago

      Good one! Too bad your words probably have a little too much truth to them.

      On a side note, I saw a news segment last night about clocks. Apparently, schools are taking them out of the classroom because kids can't read the analog clocks. Digital everything. The world will surely be in trouble if the internet ever disappears or electricity is no more.

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