Whatever Happened to Honest Debate

Honest debate
used to be
making points
to substantiate my perspective,
then listening as you argue yours.

debate feels more like war –
attack with more deadly words
and weapons of past mistakes
until points disappear
and all that is left behind
are skeletons of personalities
picked over by the ever-present media
who hang them for all to see
forever naked in the public square
devoid of any flesh of opinion.

©2018 Sharron R. McMillan

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2 Responses to Whatever Happened to Honest Debate

  1. hernibs says:

    Owls are wise. 😉


  2. lovealways7 says:

    Owls !!!!!!!!

    Sent from IPad




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