The Insupportable Knowledge of Nothing

Life Is Like That

~ Thomas Merton


I studied and it
taught me nothing.
I learned it and soon
forgot everything else. 
Having forgotten, I
was burdened with
The insupportable
knowledge of nothing. 
How sweet my life
would be if I were
Wisdom is well known
when it is no longer
seen or thought of. 
Only then is

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