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Might I Interrupt Your Tea Party

or Speak Ill of the Dead Who Deserve It "Every king sits on a stool--atop his hemorrhoids." --the king of poets "Most humans idolize celebrities and gods, all being stupid." --a heathen "The only government worse than a monarchy is a democracy of the uninformed--excepting, of course, a theocracy like the United States of America." --a Rational atheist out of the closet "Honor Reason, Honor Facts, Honor Truths, Honor Wisdom, Honor Ethics, and honor the one or two humans who honor such." --a poet whose sole purpose is to honor * * * Prince Philip here is dead; long live the prince And every symbol still of monarchy, Promoting "Might Makes Right!" without a wince Yet whether over Earth or Poesy! * * * Dedicated with Respect for the enlightened of a democracy Rhyme January 5, 2022 "A Celebrity Epitaph" Poetry Contest Michelle Faulkner

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