A Poem

O

IS

NOT

THIS

WORLD

SLOWLY

WINDING

DOWNWARD

AIMLESSLY

MISJUDGING

SIGNIFICANT

UNACCEPTABLE

VULNERABILITY

PATHETICALLY

  MANIFESTING

   DISPASSION

    MOTIVATED

     ENTIRELY

      AGAINST

       KINDLY

        HUMAN

         HELP

          FOR

           US

             O

By Scott Petersen

As originally published in the Journal of the American Bar Association (January 1978)