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161/365: Unwinnable

So, then,
this will be it.
We will walk away now,
thinking we have won the war.
Know, though:
the war was unwinnable.
There was no war.
Breathe deep.

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The above poem is a butterfly cinquain, which is a nine-line syllabic verse that follows the pattern 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 2 / 8 / 6 / 4 / 2.

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