[Skip Navigation]

Plagiarist Poetry Sites: Plagiarist.com | Poetry X | Poetry Discussion Forums | Open Poetry Project | Joycean.org
Enter our Poetry Contest
Win Cash and Publication!

Plagiarist.com Archive

More poems by Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht | Print this page.Print | View and Write CommentsComments | Books by Bertolt BrechtBooks by Bertolt Brecht

To The Students Of The Workers' And Peasants' Faculty

Bertolt Brecht

So there you sit. And how much blood was shed
That you might sit there. Do such stories bore you?
Well, don't forget that others sat before you
who later sat on people. Keep your head!
Your science will be valueless, you'll find
And learning will be sterile, if inviting
Unless you pledge your intellect to fighting
Against all enemies of all mankind.
Never forget that men like you got hurt
That you might sit here, not the other lot.
And now don't shut your eyes, and don't desert
But learn to learn, and try to learn for what.

Added: 31 Aug 2001 | Last Read: 21 Apr 2018 8:49 PM | Viewed: 5584 times

A PoetryNotes™ Analysis of To The Students Of The Workers' And Peasants' Faculty by Bertolt Brecht, is Available!

A PoetryNotes™ eBook is available for this poem for delivery within 24 hours, and usually available within minutes during normal business hours.

ON SALE - only $29.95 19.95!

For more information...


URL: http://plagiarist.com/poetry/666/ | Viewed on 21 April 2018.
Copyright ©2018 Plagiarist - All rights reserved.