Bad Student Films

By Jon Lupton

Some of what we do, we do to make things happen,
the alarm to wake us up, the coffee to perc, the car to start.

The rest of what we do, we do trying to keep something from doing something,
the skin from aging, the hoe from rusting,
the truth from getting out.

With yes and no like the poles of a battery powering our passage through the days, we move, as we call it, forward, wanting to be wanted, wanting not to lose the rain forest, wanting the water to boil, wanting not to have cancer, wanting to be home by dark, wanting not to run out of gas,

as each of us wants the other watching at the end,
as both want not to leave the other alone,
as wanting to love beyond this meat and bone,
we gaze across breakfast and pretend.

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Bad Student Films

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So bad they are good! (some are actually pretty good) Add your bad student film to this group celebrating all that is bad and good with student film making.

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