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Peacefully Being Peaceful

Loving to hate.
With this thought taught to teach.
A creating of conflict and havoc.
Has its benefits to reach successfully.
Done to endeavor,
This seeking sought tirelessly.
Division has a reason...
Weapons are needed.
For victories to win them.
To witness peace to begin.

In the ever changing climate air,
Is the proof and evidence of this?

Peacefully being peaceful,
Takes a growing to know felt to feel.
And many people,
Living in these tumultuous days...
Thirsting for a taste,
To satisfy their taught selfish ways.
For a greed that pleases,
Others to imitate.
Will do anything,
By any means necessary to be accepted.
Regardless who calls it what to get,

Suppressing to oppress,
Those powerless to defend themselves.
Has been fictioned to delude,
What power over others...
Means to have it to rule and control.

And thoughtlessly unconscious.
Are the very ones with wishes kept,
That a crushing into pieces...
A peace identified wherever it is,
Witnessed to observe...
People doing this most of their lives.
Going unrecognized.
By deceivers feeding on fraud and lies.
Do unto themselves,
A smothering to snuff out...
Their own lives that could have been,
Lived peacefully.
Being peaceful.

This to teach it taught to believe,
Nowhere appears...
In textbooks, videos, movies.
Or on high definiton TV screens.
Focused to give images of heros,
As being warriors.
Strong and brave.
Saving the World.
From enemies such heros have created.
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Submitted by lpahtillah on February 15, 2022

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