Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted September 1, 2020


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Skullduggery

by Y. M. Roger


     Sneaky paths to make one’s way,
    
Knowing life’s rules of shadow play…
    
Underhanded sophistry
    
Lurks just beneath its sparkling sea.
    
Like patrons at a masquerade,
    
Dramatic overtures evade…
    
Unethical to say the least,
    
Greed and desire feed the beast.
    
Groupthink allows its spell to bind
    
Expectant foolish, feckless minds…
    
Recall that though life seems ideal,
    
You should ask... be sure all is real.
 



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Write an acrostic. Pick a word, any word, and use the letters of that word for the first letter of each line in your poem. See examples here.

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