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The February 2011 LSAT is tomorrow! A love-based poem for inspiration.

  • by Jodi Teti
  • Feb 12, 2011
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The February 2011 LSAT is tomorrow! A love-based poem for inspiration.

How do I loathe the LSAT?  Let me count the ways.
I loathe it to the depth and breadth and height
Of Thurgood Marshall RC passage fright.
For the ends of being and contrapositive disgrace
I loathe thee for modifiers on most days.

Every day that I study, by sun or lava lamp light.
I loathe thee freely, oh LSAT blight.

I loathe thee purely, and would never give thee praise.
I loathe thee with the passion put to use
when shoveling bon bons during a chocolate-induced craze.

I loathe thee with a loathing I can’t seem to lose
though my soul it doth taint.  I loathe thee with the breath,
smiles, and tears, of my life; but if God and excellent test preparation so choose,
I shall loathe thee no more when I get my 172.

Good luck on the February LSAT from everyone here at MSS and Blueprint LSAT Prep!

For those of you interested, the original poem was written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning who, in addition to her literary genius, was also quite a looker.

How do I love thee?  Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of being and ideal grace.
I love thee to the level of everyday’s
Most quite need by sun and candlelight.
I love thee freely, as men strive for right.
I love thee purely, as they turn from praise.
I love thee with the passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith.
I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints.  I love thee with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my life; and if God choose,
I shall but love thee better after death.

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