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Seeds of Destruction
by +Steven Curtis Lance

Thursday, June 02, 2005
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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"You make the rules so you get to break them too"

Seeds of Destruction


Here on the outside looking in

Defeated before we begin

Stand victims of the culture wars

As ours is victimized by yours

Of course you say yours is divine

I wonder therefore what is mine?


That would be the opposite I suppose

But only your God in your heaven knows

Who tells you not to judge us but you fudge

You know you are right and you never budge


Except when it fits your flexible fancy

Which makes your certainty certainly chancy

But that is just me espousing heresy

And of course as for you we know what is true

Hypocrisy as far as the eye can see

You make the rules so you get to break them too


There on the inside looking out

"Might makes right" was not very bright

"Shock and awe" was the lock we saw

The rock on which you broke the law

Seeds of destruction seeds of doubt

Now sprout as you turn out the light


Goodnight my conquerors sleep tight


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Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 6/4/2005
Wow STeve- this is DEEP-DArk and Gloomy- Very Good! Mystifying to the nOrm-Many HuGs 2 U,Sheee
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/3/2005
Dark is you. Dark is me. I have a hard time seeing the "light" of late. Thank you, bro. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Phyllis Du'Gas 6/3/2005
Interesting but dark to me.
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 6/3/2005
Steven, I don't think things are as bad as you make them seem in this poem. Last time I looked the world was still spinning on its axis. None-the-less, wonderful poem. I especially liked this line: "Except when it fits your flexible fancy / Which makes your certainty certainly chancy." Seems like everyone is certain about something, and yet no one's crystal ball is real. ~ Sara
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/3/2005
great one again altough you seem to be seeing a lot of them doomsday mushroom clouds lately...should I be worried? Just joking my friend good write.

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