title credit: Stevan Barfuss
If you could see the loveliness of her slender fingers
combined with the gentle playfulness of her heart
you, too would wonder
who is being served by her weeping soul
living in terror
of a test.
that we could have instead spent the last two hours
If the product is zero
then at least one of the factors must be zero
and I know
that the pointless factor
is NOT her.
If you accidentally subtract
when you are trying to add
How do you get back to your intended solution?
So I’m over here
helping her study for a zero sum test
With hopes that my investment is
To the self worth
the system accidentally subtracted
by telling her the test
was the thing of value.