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Monday, January 17, 2011


by Earl J. Wilcox

Snow closes schools;
Schools make-up the day;
Day is MLK holiday;
Holiday versus education;
Education a key to freedom;
Freedom from ignorance;
Ignorance says observe holiday;
Ignorance feeds on itself.

Earl J. Wilcox writes about aging, baseball, literary icons, politics, and southern culture. His work appears in more than two dozen journals; he is a regular contributor to The New Verse News. More of Earl's poetry appears at his blog, Writing by Earl.