Playing Games

What piece to move next!
Contemplating if I should pick the short route or 
the longer, more rewarding one 
Twisting into the middle of the board 
Where the candy castle lies


About to wave the white flag
But so close to the freedom
The castles right there! 
Look at the kids - this game frees them


Laughing without thought
Smiling without pain
So sweet for the time
Too lethal to stay


After much thought
I throw my hands up and say
"I surrender"


This poem is about: 
My community
My country


Grant-Grey Porter Hawk Guda

Powerful expression! 

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