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Compromise Is The Master Stroke

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Compromise Is The Master Stroke

I'm off to a dreaded confrontation
Or at least that's what it would seem
Funny how the mind can conjure up
Scenarios that are always extreme

Never thinking middle of the road
Only thinking black and white
I've already decided ahead of time
These guys are in for a fight

The time arrives, the meeting begins
It's all very cordial and nice
Till soon we're down to the nitty gritty
Make my stand and roll the dice

Much to my sheer and utter surprise
It was greeted with positive feedback
Amazed and rendered quite speechless
It definitely defused my attack

So the bottom line to all of this
Think positive, it will rub off on folks
Negativity always breeds negativity
Compromise is the master stroke

© Jack Ellison 2012

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  1. Date: 12/11/2012 8:53:00 AM
    Very true jack.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 12/12/2012 5:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks once again Richard... hope your day is bright and shiny!
  1. Date: 12/10/2012 11:12:00 AM
    Absolutely true... My Dad is Mr Negativity in carnate. There's no tomorrow, only the past, that's gone, those were the good old days, ect... I compromise with his faulty memories... so he's always right... or he acts like a child... But he's always been like that... Even when I was little...Chuckle... Still, at the same time he's planning his next motorcycle ride, got a cat for companionship, going to ride to Missouri next year, ect... He just likes to wallow in negativity... in the mean time...

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 12/10/2012 1:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    All men are children at heart... all they want to do is play house! Sure need you ladies around to help us through Vivre la ladies! LOL Did I just say that???
  1. Date: 12/10/2012 8:31:00 AM
    a poem of wisdom, cannot argue with this Jack,, a truly inspiring poem...

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 12/10/2012 10:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Very kind words Harry... thanks a bunch! Have a great day!
  1. Date: 12/10/2012 7:13:00 AM
    Another winner Jack!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 12/10/2012 10:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey, a great big thank you, Luke! Do come again... cheers, Jack