(04 October 1943 / Germany)

A Simple Limerick 'College Professor'

There Once was an Old Man From Esser
His Knowledge Grew Lesser and Lesser
It at Last Grew to Small
He Knew Nothing at All
Now Hes a College Professor.

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hello i must say that i found this poem very interesting indeed, thank you for creating this martepiece!
A new angle on...we both know what, eh? A forceful piece of condemnation. G.
some of them get paid very well... from the misery of the people. alot of so-called good people are doing bad things, and for lawyers... business is very good
Herbert, I have had much experience with dealing with shysters and you pin them down to a tee here. No offence to some, but far too many line their pockets on the injustice brought down upon the common man, through as you say, twisted ethics and knowing the law is an Ass to be milked at any cost. Great work. Oh for an honest lawyer, but I won't hold my breath. The letter of the law does not teach such insignificant detail as truth and compassion. Tai
Maybe because HN is never 'shy' in fishing for compliments?
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