Stan Petrovich

Rookie - 208 Points (10/27/1950 / Fort Riley, KS)

Largely, It Is A Case Of Misidentification - Poem by Stan Petrovich

Never meant to hurt the guy;
Even through we had brawled
a time or two;
He had a weak time expressing displeasure,
Short of fisticuffs,
Exercising in the mud;
I was the sort to make an equation of it,
Hammer home the blatant stupidity of war.

Yet I find that when adversarials are opposite in their attitude toward what is real and what is a grand delusion,
Blows will be exchanged as frequently as the wind shifts.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 28, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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