Among the virtues
Fed along the cow milk lies
The first seed of hate
the fear of anything new
Prided as patriotism
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My first ever Tanka written for Colleen’s weekly poetry challenge with the prompt words as Pride & Hate. I’m in no way against patriotism, but not everything we think as patriotism is patriotism and those things are root of some of the dangerous things in the world.
Part of my #The100DaysOfPoetryLearning project.
Original Picture from Unsplash.