I wonder why

I wonder why it is that artists choose

to pour their heart and soul into their art.

I wonder why it is that they refuse

to realize that their work has no part

 

In bettering the state of humankind.

Their dedication almost breaks my heart.

I wonder why it is that they've declined

abandoning their work so they could start

 

Productive work in scientific fields.

For that is where we humans shine most bright.

I wonder why the artist never yields

It's evident that scientists are right.

 

If you have read this poem and agree

Then you've lost touch with your humanity.

 

 

 

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