Victory Pyrrhic #Haiku #Poetry

A haiku written by Lee Sonogan

H A I K U — Pyrrhic Victory – a victory that inflicts such a...

Any momentary triumph you think you have gained through argument is really a Pyrrhic victory. The resentment and ill will you stir up is stronger and lasts longer than any momentary change of opinion. It is much more powerful to get others to agree with you through your actions, without saying a word. Demonstrate, do not explicate. – Robert Greene

Cadmean drossed landslide,

Snatch from the jaws of defeat,

Scant parasuicide.

You didn’t win the game of life by losing the least. That would be one of those-what were they called again?-Pyrrhic victories. Real winning was having the most to lose, even if it meant you might lose it all. Even though it meant you would lose it all, sooner or later. – Tommy Wallach

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