|Anicius Boethius (standard:poetry, 102 words)|
|Author: Reid Laurence||Added: Apr 07 2011||Views/Reads: 1323/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|A great thinker, Anicius Boethius wrote one of the greatest books in Medieval times while awaiting his own execution...|
'Consolation Philosophy' And with it The prophecy Your fate Is your making In a time Of autocracy Boethius the wise One who answered All questions A time when He spoke But barely took actions Does God control me Or merely observe Am I of myself Or am I to serve What making of man Provide good and evil Will time yield the answer Or be it medieval I can't see the light But can we see now The thinker in jail Did all to show how A torch that he passed In thought ever-lit We must pass it down To all benefit Tweet
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