Parallel, Oh-Dam!

a poem by Richard Gildea, UK - poetry writer, author, poet

Since North's divorce from South (now years gone by)
No latitude hath ceded either side
No friendly words, nor sign they'd even try
No olive branch to heal the great divide
Twas seen to be (for some) their darkest hour
When one did make a move to test resolve
Immediately rebuffed by Super Pow'r
Said blame for escalation twud absolve
Tho leaders can't be seen to lose 'Cold War'
Now's time to be a little less obtuse
"Articulate the Peace"; engage 'Jaw-Jaw'
This fear of losing face; 'tis poor excuse
Euclid himself had this in mind, no doubt
Should either one square off; couldst come about

Aramis /|\

Footnote: - Following WWII, Korea fell victim to the Cold War. It was divided into two spheres of influence either side of Earth's 38th parallel of latitude.

'Euclid's Parallelogram' -
A quadrilateral with opposite sides parallel and equal.

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