Varsity Blues

They treat education
like a Dickens first edition,
one they never read,
but boast about possessing,
as if shelving is impressive,
and piling dust the height of
and status,

above all.

Nathan Porceng is a Washington based poet, songwriter, and submariner. He has been published by Headline and Entropy. Nathan enjoys the works of The Clash and Adrienne Rich. His opinions are his own. Read other articles by Nathan.