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The Truce.

It was a cease -fire
 the consequeneces were dire
dead bodies lay in the pyre
 they were set on afire
 yet the animosity lingered
 the ego had to be tinkered
peace had to be enforced
the anger had not to be aroused
 painful it was to work on a treaty
  there was many an ambiguity
the treatise was signed reluctantly
and the fight came to a halt temporarily.

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