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Every Country (A Poem-Story)

Updated: Aug 28

There was once a tyrant,

Desiring to make an entire world his own,

Once a lone pirate,

Now a leader of many a sword.

His armies were elite,

From the skies to the land beneath,

And many of that world's nations have succumbed,

As resistence against his nukes were awfully destroyed, dumped.

One day the tyrant has invited a certain representative,

Of one of the few countries who have yet to become captive;

A certain sage, whose insight has destroyed,

That ruler's ambitions, like a massive asteroid.

Their words were as followed:

"It is extremely difficult to rule the world by its entirety,

For your forces,

Must govern every , single, land, stone and society,

And if you will not,

You will not be an actual world dominator,

No matter how many will see you,

As their true conqueror".

The time has come where,

That world was completely ruled over,

Except for a single, small country,

Ruled by a beautiful regent,

Named Em-Tzent.

She was tall, kind hearted and lean,

And, although simple in personality,

Did not commit any sin.

Regardless of the warlord's prowess,

That country somehow remained standing,

And for that, it was truly outstanding.

No matter how many regiments the tyrant sent,

All were defeated,

By the armies of Em-Tzent.

That is because, she was blessed with a divine-like sword mastery,

That has defeated,

Even the enemy's most elite weaponry.

Eventually, within the new Empire,

Rose voices of great desire:

"Stop the war effort!" They said. "We wish for true peace",

And thus, in order to prevent rebellion,

The Emperor has preserved his throne,

And died,

A sad, unsatisfied,


Moral of the story: Do we really need everything we want in order for things to go smoothly, and for us to be truly satisfied? Is perfection the only thing that matters, and not anything else that is less than it? Why or why not? That is up to you to contemplate, as it is up to me. Regardless of your position, the worth of the ideal outcome, as the only one that is truly effective, in whatever we may do and experience, should be questioned.

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Tomasio A. Rubinshtein, Philosocom's Founder & Writer

I am a philosopher from Israel, author of several books in 2 languages, and Quora's Top Writer of the year 2018. I'm also a semi-hermit who has decided to dedicate his life to writing and sharing my articles across the globe. Several podcasts on me, as well as a radio interview, have been made since my career as a writer. More information about me can be found here.

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