Tradition vs Innovation

One advocates change.
The other stands on its laurels.
One wants total renovation.
The other is content with the status quo.
One wants to maintain.
The other wants to destroy and rebuild.
Each seeks total control.

Debate, their first-born child,
Is abandoned.
Compromise, their next-born,
Is rejected.
Hope, spontaneously aborts.
Triumph, withers in the womb,
Unconceived.

by: Charlene L. Amsden
Simply SnickersWriting Prompt
tradition; total; triumph

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~ by Quilly on August 7, 2008.

4 Responses to “Tradition vs Innovation”

  1. Then someone else needs to step forward.

  2. Yes, Brian — those not prone to only their own way are the ones who keep the world sane.

  3. Oooooo… heady stuff! Wonder when LOVE enters the picture?

  4. sounds there’s no way this relationship can survive…

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