like a knowing parent, patient and amused,
the Experience of Life
glides around the bricked-in school-box.
we struggle to learn,
isolated from Truth,
in our compartments,
with our Rules.
Walls of brick and mind dividing us from It.
“This IS the real world.”
In a long-faded comic book,
the bare-footed Kung Fu, accosted by a booted security guard,
“Does not the pavement distance your feet from Earth enough already?”