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Society In Reverse

Timidity pronounced them timorous, Stout hearted glanced askance on their lot, Scare of fear chagrined their visage, Gladiators belittled their blushes, As they sunk deeper into quagmire of luxuries, They became laughing stock of laboring laity, They proclaimed theirs was high echelon, Those below clamored to take over reigns, Deceit ,manipulation,greed and gluttony, Turned into their notorious traits, They fed on powers that were benign and flailing, With fissures of disunity and discontent, Entrenching themselves swiftly, Each of them weighed what they had and what not, Forgotten in this miasmic amnesia was their purpose and work, Those below clamored to take over reigns, The ruling had to be revolted against and were, Those that took over became ruling and sprang to top rungs, Till time came for populace to bleed and show their hearts wrung, The society had reversed once more and will do so again and again.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2005

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