Artes, Scientia, Veritas

I breathed in
maize and blue
for so long
that my lumpen lungs
became stained
with intellectual war paint,

but I shed
my Wolverine skin
when I stepped into
the Golden Grizzlies’ den.
Still, I bear
the pursuits
sealed upon my heart.

(In case what is below appears as simply a link, it is meant to be a Yeah Write Editor’s Choice badge. I seem to struggle to get such badges to work for some odd reason.)

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