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Burma Shave for Intellectuals

Nietzsche’s frau was not so merry
Because her Mensch was über-hairy.
–Burma Shave

Parmenides was loath to see
His stubbly growth could not not-be.
–Burma Shave

Einstein was no navel-gazer.
He often borrowed Occam’s razor.
–Burma Shave

A rough-cheeked reasoner’s big rant:
“I try to score with babes, but Kant!”
–Burma Shave

Sartre loved madame’s caress.
He shaved his beard to Nothingness.
–Burma Shave



One Comment

  1. Jim Howard wrote:

    Wow, Scott. These are like Auden’s “Academic Grafitti” only less Ogden-Nashy, and all on a single theme. Brilliant!

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 8:02 am | Permalink

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