Treasure Island

Mark Heathcote

(22/03/66 / Manchester)

Confucius (acrostic)


WE should not fear injustice
SHOULD its cruelty bring sadness?
FEEL otherwise quietly, contented.
SORROW is their shame cemented.

BUT recall thoughts oppressive-
NOT! That would be regressive.
SINK not then, degenerating
UNDER their rule, envisioning,
ITS end… remember upheaval
'OPPRESSION' is the root of all evil.

Submitted: Sunday, February 16, 2014
Edited: Sunday, February 16, 2014

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