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Elected Rejected

Discrediting plausibility by shredding their humility to a place of vulnerability devoured by inabilities cowardice incompetence showered into consciousness empowered causing confidence validation found in compliments a false sense of accomplishment resort to intense punishment to knock down their competitors who speak of truth not metaphors that could reverse their actual course see them falling through floorboards far from craved credited applause a status low as though blackballed on salaries always needing more survival gifting no rewards a personality to be ignored social skills which leave them bored testing humans to their core needing a win but cannot score electrical without a cord no plug socket or power source as management you were assured entitlement had power stored defensive walls they reinforced the canon fire rains then pours constant drainage of resource when liars reign without remorse demonstrate through acts of war axing allies no friends of yours switching sides ending support backtracking and invasions fall forward thinking backward thoughts two faced fronts fights are fought defend positions within the fort saving supply routes to the port lowered standards poor results lose respect face the onslaught enclosing can’t escape assaults laced with disgrace of dense insults unsatisfactory falling short the cost of power steeply soars run out of bullets fight with swords sticks and stones not canon balls back to basics of infant schools learning how the mighty fall turns out you might be a fool from the authority you adore to unemployed and lost it all from big and powerful to small once important not anymore once arrogant above the law apparently now unloveable a tyrant silenced by rivals the outlaw downfall locked indoors freedom within the prison walls abusing boundaries horribly so far beyond authority explicitly and vicously fully of inefficiency faults and inability soulless animosity dethroned without the sovereignty lost lonely in unpopularity.

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