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Acts Unkind

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Acts Unkind

Through my lifetime I have seen
too many things that are obscene
injustice hate all things unkind
the more I live the more I find
for all these things there is no use
they are all brothers to abuse
the deviation from what's right
with countless victims of this plight
in endless ways they're torn apart
by wrong that's in anothers heart
the twisted deeds that plague mankind
that damage body heart and mind
the slaughter of the innocent
this is where my anger's spent
judging mocking vicious lies
evil acts that compromise
things no one should ever see
the ugliness of cruelty
designed to cause anothers pain
these are the things that I disdain



Inspired by Michael Degenhardt's Whats Got Your Goat contest

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  1. Date: 4/3/2009 1:18:00 AM

    Very effective inner poem here Robin in your phrase'the twisted deeds that plague mankind that damage body heart and mind' Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome observations

  1. Date: 3/16/2009 12:56:00 PM

    Well done Robin...many congratulations on your win! ~ love, Carrie

  1. Date: 3/10/2009 10:55:00 AM

    Congratulations, Robin, on your win in Michael Degenhardt's "What's Got Your Goat" contest. Rarely do the ills of the world ring so true or conversational! Rhymes and meter are all spot on. Warm regards, John.

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 2:25:00 PM

    Wonderful heartfelt poem. Too bad that so many choose to hate instead of love. Congratulations on your contest win!!! Keep up the good writing. Wishing you ongoing success. Thank you for your encouragement. Karen

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 12:43:00 PM

    Congrats on your win with this thoughtful write. BG

  1. Date: 3/7/2009 2:21:00 PM

    Congratulations on your well deserved placement in this contest. Great poem. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/6/2009 12:36:00 AM

    Congrats on your success in Michael's contest Robin.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 3/5/2009 3:20:00 PM

    Congrats dear Robin on your excellent win in Michael's contest! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 3/3/2009 5:26:00 PM

    Hi Robin, This is a beautifully expressed sentiment. Best of luck in the contest!-Thank you for your most kind words.-Always Alexandra

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 9:15:00 AM

    veery well penned :)

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 2:52:00 AM

    You spoke volumes here, best of luck in the contest. You selected a winner for it...Raul

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 1:04:00 AM

    Best wishes with this one Robin.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments

  1. Date: 2/28/2009 10:13:00 PM

    very well done... captured the hate! i love this form... my favourite!! the rhymes were perfect.. the feelings were right!! good one... take care!! ~ Arany

  1. Date: 2/28/2009 5:00:00 PM

    ....and as I mentioned at the beginning of these comments~as almost always, I "Love Your Precious Heart" within this love laced write here dear!!!~"Beautiful!!!" ~And, "Thank You For Stopping By Last Night~I Loved 'Your' Words!!!"~And, until we meet again, "My Love and Warmth Always To 'You and Your Loves, Forever, John!!!"~Bye Lovely Lady!!!:))

  1. Date: 2/28/2009 4:55:00 PM

    ....and yet Yours does~and I sincerely admire such a quality within Yourself dear!!!~"Hello Precious, Gifted and Beautiful Robin!!!"~I hope that You are doing well this evening!!? I had a few moments in between things, so I wished to stop by to see "You!!!"~I did not realize that You had posted today or I would have stopped by earlier!!!....cont....

  1. Date: 2/28/2009 4:50:00 PM

    Smile~How very very compassionate and sympathetic "Your Lovely Heart!!!"~I was thinking about You earlier dear lady~about how rare You truly seem to be~in regards unto Your ability to write rhyme so well!!! And what I mean by this is, it is not often wherein one can see true rhyme sustained hold within itself profound!!?....cont....

  1. Date: 2/28/2009 12:51:00 PM

    Awesome poem, Robin. "Vicious lies, evil acts that compromise" and cause pain to others get my goat, too. Pointless attempts to hurt people are not only despicable, they create bad karma. It's really nice to see you active on the site again. Writing provides a great release. I have a friend named Robin who told me that not long ago. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/28/2009 12:27:00 PM

    Excellent choice to write about for this contest. I couldn't have said it better and I couldn't agree more. Good luck! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 2/28/2009 11:52:00 AM

    You laid it out in this piece Robin..spitting truth with your words..letting your heart be heard..best wishes nice lady in the contest.