Adam Smith

Quite curious, the cast

Of a bust upon its stand

An excuse to disembody

And petrify a man

Yet Adam Smith’s gaze

Whenever turned on me

Is just as comforting

As his wig is silly

Photo from Phronesis in the Ethos

© 2012 Elizabeth Cook

14 thoughts on “Adam Smith

    1. I’m glad to have made something “wonderfully goofy” 🙂 I was studying under that bust a while ago and probably thought more about it than my work


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