Laurence Overmire

The Closed Mind - Poem by Laurence Overmire

No battering ram can penetrate
Walls that have no logic
Make no sense to common

Why waste the energy
In siege against a fortress
Hot oil and arrows
When the war is not worth winning?

(Previously published in The Poet's Porch, Oct.2000, winner of The Poet's Porch Award for excellence)

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  • (2/22/2006 7:45:00 PM)

    NICE POEM.........................DO YOU READ MAX LUCADO, AND GRAHAM, ? (Report)Reply

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  • (2/22/2006 7:06:00 PM)

    I like this lawrence, the questioning is the beginning, but sometimes human nature takes the reins and there's nothing you can do! Very nice work, . 10 from smiling Tai (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 6, 2008

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