The Grade


What they see as amiss
Is actually in their own eyes

For it is they who decide
That we do not make the grade

And we who no longer
Give them that right

We know where we succeed or fail
And the standards are none of their making


About Ben Naga

Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on January 31, 2015, in Poetry and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. Love the twist and taking of control of one’s own destiny of who we are and will be.

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  2. Amen. Turning that around is such a hugely important concept of self-awareness and learning to appreciate the self.

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  3. Ah, there are always the “theys” aren’t there?

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  4. “Judge not, that ye be not judged.”


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