Conflict and Compromise

It is no easy feat being a people,
not a person, but a people.
Being a person is easy enough,
but being a collective of
tens or thousands or billions
is where the trouble begins.
Most difficulties of being a person
come from the influence of the people,
or even at times the lack thereof.
All have opinions on matters that effect all,
leading to conflict or compromise.
Conflict, lacking the interests of others,
compromise, lacking the interests of self.
Not one square inch of this earth isn’t claimed,
in one way or another
by someone or the other,
so where then can a person truly be free?
Sadly the answer is nowhere
I’ll go where
the line becomes blurred, even if just a bit.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s