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Common Causes

Few, if any, accept to believe,
A lieing to deceive others...
Is no different than spreading,
A quick to infect communal disease.
And leaving this sickening illness,
Left just as effective...
As poison to feed it.
To those unsuspecting,
They have gobbled it up as suggested.
Without concern or care,
As to who prepared...
What they were fed to eat.
To then share and recommend,
This to others met where they meet.

Not yet has there been an urgent need,
For a vaccine to be created preventing...
Lies being told to purposely deceive.
Or quarantine the ones,
Who are habitual infectors.
Injecting their unsuspecting wickedness.

The innocent can not be blamed.
Anything nibbled upon to be sweet,
Is not to them thought as venom.
This activity is treated,
No more with interest...
Than a headache to get.
If that should occur.
Or the flu.
Now given a season,
To anticipate and expect its arrival.
Given a normalized part of life to live.

Similar to the telling of lies.
Told without imagination or suspense.
That has become,
As common as destroying people's lives.
But this done to do,
Is not considered to cause...
Division, conflict or hypocrites to exist!
Everywhere and everyday,
Not rumored to hear it.
But seen on streets urban or suburban.
Gone ignored by the boredom of it done!
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Submitted by lpahtillah on March 01, 2022

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