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Order of merit

Name remembered
Face recognized
Act Immitated
Fact Ignored

Entry for education
Deer in a birds Nest
Education opens doors
Institutions closes them

Knowledge imbibed
Growth and Maturity attained
Rest of life
Act as Security

Diverse Subjects Curriculum
Analytical Ability
Must for higher study
Lack of it
Remains a liability

Memorise pages
By the Hundreds
Different subjects
Not connected
To each other
Memory lacking
Future lagging

Exams or Tests
End of your Wits
Valued on Written
Excuses none taken

Prejudice of teacher
Grades gotten lower
Reputation at Stake
Tomorrow Vague

Salt to injury
Marked and Valued
Skill to Study
Graded according to Grade
Already decided your Fate

Einstein said famously
Dont ask a fish to climb a tree
Cool as a WhatsApp forwards
Quotes meant for Cowards

Percentage and Percentile
Dont make it past the cut
Branded Imbecile
Worthiness and Estimation
All depends on an Examination

Purpose of seeking
Worthy for every being
Bring in Grading
Destroy life and its meaning

Order of Merit
Brings Credit to names
Who appear
In the Order of Merit

Discrimination on Color
Race Caste
Non Bailable Act of Crimes
Discrimination on Grasp Memory Analytical Ability
Practiced even in Todays Times

Scarred at infancy
Not in the list of Merit
Brings along discredit
Follows like Shadow
Always questions
What brings in the Morrow
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Submitted by K.V.Srikanth on February 28, 2021

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