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School – A Sonnet

School - A Sonnet
I went to school full of hope and joy Who could know all there is to know? Not I Grey-haired adults my knowledge would enhance My false assumptions they would then belie. I was told to stand up against the wall They gave me a number in place of name They said I could color but dare not draw I quickly realized we were all the same. Teacher told me lies about history Indians helped through the first... 

The State Treats Children as Criminals

The State Treats Children as Criminals
Last night the city of Concord, California approved a daytime curfew ordinance which allows the city to levy fines against children who are found in public during school hours. In particular, a child caught for the first time outside of school during the day without a valid excuse will be given a warning citation. The next incident will result in a fine of up to $100, the third incident up to a $200... 

Another Brick in the Wall (Pink Floyd)

Another Brick in the Wall (Pink Floyd)
When I first heard this song, written by Roger Waters, I thought he was suggesting that children were being shaped and molded by public education into anonymous bricks to be set in the walls of society, where the elites wanted them to be. Set in place, and kept in place, never moving up, their position set for life. According to accounts that I’ve read, what he was really talking about was how... 
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