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We recognize villains on stage - why not so in life? 

Pay Shylock his pound of flesh, give Richard his horse, let Juliet love anew. Let go of the ghost - Shakespeare’s doomed heroes - pronounce them all dead. Fight no more battles, release strings so puppets finish their dance. Dismiss the actors, set horses to pasture, lower the curtains. Ever-refreshed villainy, once banished, has taken new stage. Human suffering, in concert - you won't miss it - it comes to you.

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Date: 9/16/2020 11:22:00 AM
Love to see you put some thought behind your words! Aloha! Rico
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Anais vionet
Date: 9/16/2020 1:57:00 PM
Wait.. are you saying.... =P
Date: 9/16/2020 5:56:00 AM
Something a little deeper from your pen; I will ponder these words today. Perhaps we should all take a closer look at the world around us.
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Date: 9/16/2020 1:58:00 PM
I have a rotation... silly, serious, romantic, silly, serious, romantic.. I get dizzy with the spinning!
Date: 9/16/2020 4:14:00 AM
beautiful the haiku series ......nice to read
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Date: 9/16/2020 4:36:00 AM
Thank you =] These are Senryu poems - like Haikus in form (5-7-5) but where a Haiku should be about nature, a Senryu should be about feelings and the human nature. Thanks for the comment!