hypocrisy, cant, and worse, lies.
we should all believe in kindness
and as much as we can, truth.
Hypocrisy, cant and worse, lies
prevent us reaching happiness,
by the antithesis of truth.
all partners to aggressiveness.
We never will reach happiness
if we pursue with selfishness
those partners of aggressiveness
politics, hypocrisy and lies.
We must be done with selfishness
and live our lives in kindliness
care, honesty and goodliness
and be repulsed by politics.
Over at dVerse, the prompt is all about repetition. The pantoum is a highly repetitive form but I like to vary the repeated lines a little. Sorry about the vehemence – I’ve just been reading a newspaper!