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Conflict To Avoid

Conflict to avoid,
Can be...
A commendable human effort.
If conflict is as it today appears,
An accepted effort many seem to endeavor.
Everywhere to condone the supporting of it.
To endorse and solicit.
Attempting to avoid conflict,
For anyone wanting to do this wished.
Could and can be regarded,
As an unpatriotic nonconformist.
Seeking to threaten,
The presence of civil unrest.

Peace to wish and have this to exist?
In some places far and near,
Can be considered an act of treason.
And can be the cause and reason,
To label them agitators.
With warrants issued for their arrests.

Repeating those times,
When many found it easy to find...
A purpose that allows them,
To undermine and redefine...
Their interpretation,
Of a document to deceive and mislead...
What has been written to deny its meaning.

This is to the benefit of who or whom,
To ultimately please and satisfy?'

'Makers of weapons.
Prescription pills.
Loan approvers.
Assisting to deepen owed credit bills.
And others declaring themselves,
Experts in the field of curing mental illness!
Leaving everyone feeling,
Victimized and addicted...
To some kind of conflict.
Deluded to fiction and made believed is true!'


'This theory and that theory.
The economy.
Oil and gas prices.
Weight loss.
Weight gain.
Sex and butt sizes.
Same sex relationships.
And any headache claimed,
To have been caused by someone else...
Is enough to validate being,
Mentally and physically abused.
You name it!
The entire World has become,
No more or no less...
Than a great big tear producing onion!'
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Written on June 16, 2022

Submitted by lpahtillah on June 16, 2022

1:37 min read

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Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 1,594
Words 327
Stanzas 7
Stanza Lengths 14, 7, 7, 3, 10, 2, 16

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