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My Don Quixote


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My Don Quixote

Why do I keep charging windmills?
Rebuking ills.
What creates my craving to try?
Asking why.
When will the urgency dispel?
Hunger quell.
Citizens clashing where I dwell.
Injustice spikes issues in the news.
Friends, family sport different views
Rebuking ills, asking why, hunger quell.
                                ~~Judi Van Gorder

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~~ © ~~ Poems by Judi Van Gorder ~~

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Definitely like the reuse of the short lines as the last line. Great choice of subject.

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This one's tight, Judi. It's very present day, and the turmoil is not unfamiliar. There's a realistic balance between the theoretical (the "windmills," the "views") and the practical (the hunger).

Tony

Here is a link to an index of my works on this site: tonyv's Member Archive topic

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