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Below is the poem entitled Great Men which was written by poet C. L. Thornton. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Great Men

Isn't it comforting to know
that many "great" men of history
have contributed to
our present state of misery.

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  1. Date: 3/9/2014 11:21:00 AM
    oh C L this is so true - made me smile at these cynical words

    Thornton Avatar C. L. Thornton
    Date: 3/9/2014 11:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Cynical? Perhaps. My many years of reading history and observing men's behavior in all spheres of life, convince me that every generation has inherited the faults and problems of the previous one right up to our day. This is not a criticism of your remark to my grook, just my defense. Thanks for reading to day. C.L.