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You Don't Know What I Like

Updated on September 26, 2012

You don’t know what I like
Love or hate, I claim neither
Being a contrarian is not art
But it’s not science either
A reactionary mind waits
An active mind reveals
A rebuttal offends
A smile heals

You don’t know what I like
Right or left, I claim neither
I don’t follow Caiphas
Nor do I follow Caesar
A questioning mind asks
A closed mind angers
A pardon relieves
A prayer answers

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      The Suburban Poet 4 years ago from Austin, Texas

      Thank you Globe and girishpuri! Sorry I took so long to respond.

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      Girish puri 4 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      very creative and thoughtful.

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      Globetrekkermel 4 years ago from CALIFORNIA

      Love your prose poetry your use of metaphors.Keep writing.