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a CONTEMPORARY conclusion

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Below is the poem entitled a CONTEMPORARY conclusion which was written by poet Brian Strand. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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a CONTEMPORARY conclusion

The contemporary ego
feeding the ego.

My right to be free
my right to be me,
fundamental and liberal
no value ,no moral;
Hey listen to me-
just let me be.

The contemporary credo
feeding the ego.

Don't ask me to see
contribute or give,
hey,live and let live
don't inhibit me;
Or my right to be free
my right to be me.

Rights,rights,rights;
Ever looking within,
the self-centred sin;
The contemporary credo
massage my ego.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 5/29/2017 9:04:00 AM
Good flow & strongly stated. Not sure if ego is contemporary. I've witnessed selfish, callous behavior from overly-conservative people of all ages who like to give to charitable institutions --so long as their name was put on a plaque for all to see...another form of ego. The last generation & every one preceding it had egoists, narcissists, those who abused class systems, racial injustice and male domination. I never see sin as generational. That being said, I like your poem.
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Brian Strand
Date: 5/29/2017 10:47:00 AM
Thanks for your comments Cyndi This box is too small to make a detailed response there to.
Date: 5/26/2017 7:22:00 AM
Maybe...."self-less ego" should one strive for...good poem, Brian!
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Date: 5/26/2017 8:04:00 AM
Good point Jim,and thanks for your recent comment on my recent blog