Inglorious Destruction 3



Hostility and hate is bred
From pain and denigration
Governance when punitive
The causal link ignores
And drives impulses under
To symbolically exist
The child sees a spirit hardened
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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Wallace Dean LaBenne

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