The Triumph of the Victor

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The triumph of the victor means
The losses have begun.
To be well-nigh invincible
Is to be on the run.

Power is a current that
Goes swiftly out to sea.
One's will is wind on grass; one's only
Hope is to be free.

Safety lies in wisdom more than
Strength since strength must die,
While wisdom rides the waves beneath which
Sunken victors lie.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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