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Colored Up



Smothered in a colored up as cover.
And...
Holding in their hands,
Are plans to corrupt others.
Hoping...
To dupe and trick more fools.
And bowl them over.
Hoping...
This done to do will move,
Tricksters to power.
Controlling every hour.
From Sunrise to Sunset.

Using color as their one deception.
To corrupt.
Using color as effective weapons.
To corrupt.
From morning dawning until midnight comes.
To corrupt.
Removing thinking minds from everyone.
To corrupt.
And this no one will find,
Read between the lines!

Smothered in a colored up as cover.
And...
Holding in their hands,
Are plans to corrupt others.
Hoping to dupe and trick willing fools.
To corrupt.
Using color as their main objective.
To corrupt.
And this weapon they choose,
Has been an effective tool.

There's no need to read between the lines.
Since...
Common sense to use is gone to find.
To corrupt.
All of us up.

Fighting to divide,
All of us up.
Fighting to divide,
ALL OF US UP!
To corrupt.
And used as tools to be their fools.
To instruct,
More F-up corruption!
As more join in to be made fools.
To intruct,
A life lived to corrupt.
Focused on one's color!
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Written on September 04, 2022

Submitted by lpahtillah on September 04, 2022

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCDEfaExaax gHxHxHgHij ABCDfHxHxx jxiHK LKLKHfxgfbha
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 1,132
Words 252
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 12, 10, 10, 5, 12

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