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We're at a place in history right now- perhaps, where we have never been before; our nation, so divided, to allow this breakdown of established laws- abhor the rules our founding fathers did implore for protests- without looting, burning down the property of businesses- that frown on losing the police to deter crime. Some disappoint- but most deserve renown; kept order through a former, calmer time. How can these leaders turn a blinded eye to this destruction that their cities take? Just let it happen- simply to imply all rules these days are now okay to break. They never think beyond- such a mistake to not protect the rights of city folk caught in the fray with no one to invoke- who only wish to live their lives- to share in liberty and peace- and shed this cloak of fear! But no- they now confront despair. September 27, 2020
Contest: Dizain Sponsor: Emile Pinet 10 Syllables Per Line a b a b b c c d c d Checked with howmanysyllables.com and RhymeZone

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Date: 10/16/2020 1:47:00 PM
Yes, these is much chaos, hatred, evil, apathy, . . . . CONGRATS on your win, Sandra. Janice
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Date: 10/16/2020 1:01:00 PM
Congratulations on your win! Linda
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Date: 10/15/2020 8:00:00 AM
Congratulations Sandra! Your poem earned a distinguished place in my contest. This contest was difficult to judge, calling for exacting syllable counts and perfect rhymes, as requirements of this form. Well done my friend, Emile.
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Sandra Haight
Date: 10/30/2020 5:18:00 PM
Thank you, Emile, for offering another great contest. I appreciate your visit, congrats, and uplifting comment! Sandra
Date: 9/27/2020 1:21:00 PM
Some people enjoy these times, sit back and think it’s okay until it arrives on their steps. Common sense is for sensible folks. Great write!
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Date: 9/27/2020 12:04:00 PM
A Sad reflection of our times Sandra, all I know is that many of our lives will never go back to what we knew and this is the new normal for the foreseeable future:-( Hugs Jan xx
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