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Conduct Caliber -

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Conduct Caliber -

Which is the greatest conduct of them all,
which one denies terpitude & futility most strenuously,
which exhalts productivity & nobility most vigorously,
is there a single method of action, behavior of best results
that is preeminent & priority above all others, a vangaurd conduct marshalling the rest,

I am the voice of Sympathy,
where there is woe, misery, lamentations abounding like leaves on trees
you'll find me,not as uplifting but reveling,

speaking as Efficiency I confidently state that none is more pivatol 
to success or goal, on my balance constructs & destructs are indistinct,

Compassion, the cornerstone of virtue, I am enabler of empathy,
the isolated instructor from within,
the summons of sorrow & vsion of victory,

as Education I say essentially,
expansion of intellect shrinks the world & ignites ingenuity
fascillitating personal progress like the breeze pollenates,

the attitude of Art, this is I, violent epiphany,
serene sensations & resolute reflections, 
a communicator of a cosmic kind, imagination hammering,

I'm the bell holler,
the quaint choir of warm Exhaltation,
a muse of meditations & mandalas, I build temples from tissues
and citadels where fears nest,

calculator of consequences, a storm of precise pursuit,
I am that which commands, conquers & survives demolition,
Leadership, heart's precinct,

you cannot deny my supremacy,
I am that ravenous stimulation which can kill or invite life,
Copulation is the term, that impetus which fascinates,

Love is my name,
I engender shame, pride & sacrafice,
a mountain whose summit always rises,
I arouse life forces to ever increasing standards,

Warfare, desire's demon,
you all blame me for the wrongs & feverishly recruit me
when your charms fail,
I am fire upon the soft flower of rewards - 


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  1. Date: 12/21/2012 9:34:00 PM
    JUstin, stopping by with my warmest thoughts my best wishes go out to you and your family. Have yourself a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year* Always & Forever ;-) PD

    Bordner Avatar Justin Bordner
    Date: 12/30/2012 2:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Your great ability and will to share are true inspirations my Sphinx - J.A.B. %
  1. Date: 11/4/2012 5:53:00 AM
    Hey Justin!:) Oh you, "the attitude of Art... violent epiphany", masses of thought and words from emotional matter. May love's "summit always rise" for you! Best wishes, love, Mikki

    Bordner Avatar Justin Bordner
    Date: 11/4/2012 1:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I realyy like how different artists who read this composition relate to different personas represented herein - thanks so much for the beautiful goodwill Mikki - its a mass of some sort for sure - J.A.B. %
  1. Date: 10/17/2012 8:45:00 AM
    I am going to simply say, that when I have time I must read this over and over and possess all meaning within it. Ravishing and cruely beautiful.

    Bordner Avatar Justin Bordner
    Date: 10/19/2012 6:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    So honored by your enthrallment Jay - a tongue that may shatter lies or mortar convictions my friend - I feel so successful subsequent to your reaction to this challenging and confrontational poem - you definitely have the heart to appreciate a piece like this - J.A.B. %
    Loveless Avatar Jay Loveless
    Date: 10/17/2012 3:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I can not stop reading. Your invigorating lines, captivating the reader, personifying this element. "I build temples from tissues and citadels where fears nest..." "Love is my name, I engender shame, pride & sacrifice..." "Warfare...feverishly recruit me when your charms fail. I am the fire upon the soft flower of rewards..." A tongue of daggers to slice the heart.
    Bordner Avatar Justin Bordner
    Date: 10/17/2012 12:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    What a splendid comment Jay, your spirit delivers immense joy this morning - This piece is uniquely challenging but it proffers much reward for those who appreciate metaphysical poetry - J.A.B. %
  1. Date: 10/14/2012 11:11:00 PM
    Sympathy is indeed reveling ...and is found among the miserable. Definably liked that part of your poem. (: Dang--I cant even begin to express how much I like this poem. All these words--a form of conduct-- As for love, in my opinion the best conduct of them all, I simply loved the way you worded this all. Your mind must have been at hard work lately. Brilliance intensifying! --will be reviewing this work more thoroughly in le futuaaahhhhh! Always, Laura

    Bordner Avatar Justin Bordner
    Date: 10/15/2012 9:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    As is said Laura, ' the future is now' - my goal was to provide a dark & light persona to each of these crucial aspects of human behavior - to make them vey or compete for attention and justification - I personally like the 'matter of fact', sobering perspective of the Warfare persona - I'm ecstatic by your laurel Laura - J.A.B. %