Poets For Peace.


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Original-Dante

My contribution to a collaborative poem for the #PoetsForPeace collaboration

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Who better to bear the baton

Than us, the peace-makers,

Champions of the ink-slinging

And masters of penmanship.

Who better,

To make the world aware of its decline

Than us, rather me

An individual who’s always

Deep in internal conflict

Seeking endless betterment of the self.

Is it wrong of me

To say i’m sick of the pointless killings?

So they can’t prove their point

Through verbal means;

Does that equate a gun

As the best alternative?

Weakness doesn’t begin to describe

The flaw in that rationale;

As an advocate for light i’m ashamed

To call myself human.

Surely, you realize

Our enemy lies elsewhere

Yet all we do

Is kill each other before

We face the real threat that lies

In the darkest recesses of the abyss.

I’m not arrogant,

But i’m…

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