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Puppets in their joy

Puppets glow in their ignorant joy
entertain their frivolous master
taking orders without knowledge
singing without musical tones
dancing obscene rhythms of love

Their life is one of manipulation
their duty one of foolish loyalty
what the world says matters less
theirs is to live and toe duty lines
the rest is simply public opinion

Such beings are sly bio-transplants 
those that exist for others’ wills
act cynically without  brain damage
see with eyes that see not reality
hear only genetically modified news

Surely the best puppets are not made
in industries, workshops and cottages
go to puppet shops they are missing
in glass houses of ones with glass eyes
they are born without any birth-days

But commitments continue unabated
ignorant joy without accountability
loyalty to manipulators without sense
birth to the world without birthdays
and shameful death without funerals

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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