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He wants the best in schooling for his kid.
She claims this place is good, although the scene
did not promote the urge to learn, or rid
her son of lassitude. What do they mean?
By what forgetful fit are they beset,
endowing school with power and control
it cannot own? The institution’s set
to offer – motivation’s not its goal.

A viral epidemic may explain
this cultural amnesia. Rampant fears
contaminate ideas of school, that claim
the lessons influence, but it’s the peers
who pressure with insistent curbs and pokes,
so kids will be as boring as their folks.

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