Michael Fischer

Rookie (March 30,1987 / Buffalo, New York)

The Epic War Between Friends


Another quarrel, but no clear cut victor,
as a stalemate ensues in the epic war.
It’s friend vs. friend,
without an end;
This has gone day in and day out.

Egotism subjects their minds
and pride prevents them from compromise.
No one’s giving in,
they both want to win;
This has gone day in and day out.

Stockades are built, allies are made,
and arcana are kept from one another.
Victims choose sides
‘cause they’re told lies;
This has gone day in and day out.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Edited: Monday, February 07, 2011

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  • Rookie Frank Cannon (3/27/2007 1:47:00 PM)

    Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. I like your perception, seeing those drawn into the argument as 'victims'... quite right too.. Rgds., ..frank. (Report) Reply

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