Force (Ultimately)

When all else fails:
Reason,
Appeals to compassion, vanity,
Blackmail,
Bribery,
Threats,
There remains Force.

Whether by the individual,
The organisation,
The State,
Within
Or without the law:
Force (ultimately).

Force,
And the pain it inflicts,
Is understood by all.
Force is raceless,
Classless,
Ageless,
Force is Cosmopolitan,
Force is Universal,
Force is Law,
And Law is Force (ultimately).

[The above was first published in Wrong Side Of The River].

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