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Claude H Oliver II

Rookie - 125 Points (Nov.7,1948 / New York City)

Resolution?


How do I achieve balance
Defending my way while denying others
To accuse others yet justify me
Self centered blindness to those ‘round me
Refusal to admit my infliction of pain
Yet issuing howls of perceived slights
This behavior multiplied over time by many created
Creates this world of strife
Yet we declare our intelligence, preeminence over life.

July 16,2014

Submitted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Topic of this poem: war


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