Allegory of the Cave

He discussed knowledge and wisdom

We hovered over the feelings that most of us just miss

We pondered the idea of enlightenment vs ignorant bliss

So we came to an experiment if you will

Take the one who has no deep thought, but with happiness is filled

Expose that person first hand to the horrors 

Immerse that person in all the ways people suffer without notice by society

Will that person take their life after being enlightened?

Unable to handle the power of knowing

Funny as he mentioned it, I had a smile growing

For I knew first hand and lived such a trial

I did not say it, just hide it in denial

But it was true

Knowledge, it’ll kill you

I would have taken my life in turn

Lucky for me at least, I’ve always been stubborn

The End

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