View from the prism of 'ism'
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Entry in Richard L's 'Poem of the Day' poetry contest: I remember just whipping this one off in about 15 minutes late one night, and then going to sleep thinking that it was just the essence of silliness, that it wouldn't garner any interest, and that I'd probably just delete it the next day...Well, you can see what a "prophet" I was (and am). LOL. At any rate, thank you, Richard, for the opportunity to reflect on this one...
socialism communism fascism despotism
buddhism catholicism hinduism zoroastrianism
territorialism colonialism imperialism expansionism
positivism relativism behaviorism existentialism
adventurism escapism negativism nihilism
puritanism fanaticism extremism terrorism
sexism chauvinism ultra-nationalism jingoism
hedonism epicureanism ~ stoicism asceticism
patriotism heroism altruism idealism
activism idealism individualism exceptionalism
atheism deism monotheism paganism
optimism pessimism cynicism romanticism
atheism secularism humanism utopianism
hypnotism mysticism exorcism surrealism
~ and what if there were a schism in each and every 'ism!'
Copyright © Gershon Wolf | Year Posted 2018
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