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

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an illusion, the shimmering mirage in a blistering desert of homogeny with silicon grains seen only as dunes mass minded sheep willfully penned in suspiciously safe paddocks fearful of everything and nothing tumultuous ocean with waves of conformism and exclusion where rivers of contrast flow diluted to extinction one and few dreaming in clouds and walking on air tethered to a wonderfully disparate and inclusive reality
September 24, 2016 Poetry Contest: What is Society? Sponsor: Ir0nic ZiNk Rules: - Let's see if you can describe society better than the next. - You may terrify me. - you may glorify me. - You may even simply summarize society to the best of your ability. - 10 lines max... - bring it on! No holds bar - Any form allowed

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Date: 10/2/2016 3:56:00 PM
The metaphors are outstanding !! You have wowed me with this one !! Congratulations Richard!!
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Date: 10/2/2016 4:40:00 PM
Thank you Carrie, I am further humbled such complimentary words :)
Date: 10/2/2016 3:52:00 PM
Wow! Amazing...congrats on your placement:)-luloo
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Date: 10/2/2016 4:40:00 PM
I am humbled by your kind words Luloo :)