POEM: Great Lawyer

Someone once told me
I’d make a good
Unfortunately
Even a great
Would raise their eyes
To a

As is the case with many of my , they are designed to have multiple interpretations, usually playing off one another or making a more robust point by addressing two facets in parallel.  This poem is no exception, though it may be exceptional.  The key phrase is “raise their eyes.”  This line could mean “look up to” in the sense of admiration or honor, or it could me “raise their eyebrows” to indicate disdain or disapproval.  The first lifts up the ; the second brings disdain to the “great” .  Either way, the ends up in the higher position.  Of course, a courting someone is typically preferable to a courting someone.  Well, whatever suits you…

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