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Death Warrants



Paying for their own execution,
the collegians trod on

Trapped inside their smart cellular phones,
in groups, but still alone

The administrators harken back,
slave owners long outlawed

And charge the most outrageous sums
for ‘knowledge’ truly flawed

The best among them dropping out,
before real harm is done

Like Gates and Jobs and Zuckerberg,
the future on the run

As zombies risen from the dead,
they march from class to class

Chasing a fatal document
—death warrants duly cast

(Villanova University Campus: September, 2019)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on September 02, 2019

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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