in academia these days as far as I can tell. Correct me if
Pick a poem. Any poem.
Here’s what’s not so good.
Here’s what’s ok.
Here’s what’s competent,
what’s better, like-able, really like-able.
A taxonomy of assessment. “A philosophy of Composition.”
I do injustice here. I’m sure of it. Nothing but justice can be
done to sacred cows. Nothing to laugh at. Not amusing.
Which is why they are sacred cows & not for tipping.
And it's the cracks exposed that let in the light, says Leonard.
I mock and ridicule best I can. Whatever asks for it. Or don't.
School and Be schooled. Some of us carry the conviction that
persecution proves we're doing IT right & the tough get going.
To be great is to be misunderstood. Not the other way around,
I grant you, no doubt to be nice is a piece of cake. No one's
going to argue with THAT.
WE all share the conviction that our persecution in any form:
mocking, ridicule, defamation comes with the territory of our
uncommon sense, belief, & faith and validates the righteousness
of our failures and stiff necked resistances. .
Where does such conviction arise?
Shield and buckler, helmet and breastplate?
We all know the answer to that, but reject the other’s claims.