I disagree with a week long moratorium on violence.
I disagree with inhumane treatment that is met with silence.
I disagree with a week as that is only temporary change.
I disagree because we need to focus on positive long range.
I disagree with excluding some due to their past.
I disagree with those who claim the good always finish last.
I disagree with stereotypes, as they are a mental pollution.
I disagree with segregating ourselves, rather than working towards a solution.
I disagree with viewing my life as being over or on pause because I’m in prison.
I disagree with allowing concrete and steel to cloud my vision.
I disagree with hostile thoughts, as they only lead to hostile action.
I disagree with hostile acts, as they only give a false sense of satisfaction
I disagree with treating others in ways inhumane.
I disagree with those who say that my attempts at REDEMPTION are only in vain.
I disagree that if I don’t do a negative act someone else will.
I disagree that the road to positive is all uphill.
I now know that violence can never be the key.
As for those who claim that it is, I can only say,
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