The Education Professor in 2021: Birth of Eventually Narcissism

In full transparency, this poem was modeled after the poem “Birth of Eventually Venus,” by  Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982).
Archibald MacLeish, American poet

The Education Professor: Birth of Eventually Narcissism

Heaved up by an ocean of pretension 

By the hordes of psychotic sycophants 

Beyond the reach of reason

In the nexus of fantasy

And undulating usurpation 

The education professor, 

Pedagogicus Paddynoddy,

Spews and expectorates in tombs

Clutching his undeserved honors about him

And gloating with myopic eyes

Upon the world that serves him alone

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