A free verse poem of the ego claiming responsibility.

Negative Pride

Holding your head up high,
Arrogance is ready to fight.

Challenging an enemy with honor,
Determined to win a pointless battle.

A proud stance duels until the end,
As egotism leads to a lost cause.

Poison of vanity leads to catastrophe,
When defeat causes many predicaments.

The negative pride must be put aside,
By letting the ego accept humility.

Poetry by Survivor48
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Written on 2016-08-22 at 22:03

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Phyllis J. Rhodes
This is so valid particularly in today's society and politics.