Versailles & Washington Conference
by Richard Tornello
Natural resources and natural fears
Over the years build up to a tipping point.
Each has a right to live,
and to do so in health.
Denied that life, denied recognition.
Focus of contention from within, without.
Ownership by dint of conquest,
a usual source of legitimacy.
The need to consume as carnivores,
resentment continues and scapegoats required.
Flesh of the enemy cooked
not a matter of who or why.
Don’t be surprised if disjointed
Far flung unify
The response for natural resources,
What order now?
© 2009 Richard Tornello
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