shaketheline

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson 

Born with talent, amazed so many 

He sang beside his brothers.

The Jackson five, the newest craze

they sounded like no other.

But behind closed doors a darkness loomed 

In the shape of his dad 

Who worked him hard and beat him harder 

stole the youth he should have had.

When Mike grew up and chose to leave 

He knew the life he would receive.

A world of cameras, press and paps 

while money fell upon the laps 

of those who worked him just the same 

and took advantage of his name.

Hit after hit, a radio killer 

A singer in life and a zombie in thriller.

And just when we thought all had been seen 

He hits that beat with Billie Jean.

A world of people knocked off the their socks 

When he performed that first moonwalk.

Until he gets enough he won’t stop 

Long live the king of pop.

                                                                   -KK 

Comments3

  • OUTBACK

    THE " KING " of POP* = AN OPIOID* - DREAM* for THE - MASSES* ! ALL SOCIETY* - SO - ENGINERED* - UNTO a WORSHIP* of ICONIC* - IDOLITRY* - FASHIONABLE* = ( DISTRACTION$ )* ! . . . . . . ( BAD )* ? - U BET* !

  • OUTBACK

    " LOVE " = ? GOOD - LUCK ! . . .

  • kevin browne

    Seen him live at Wembley stadium London 1988 and what a performance Jackson put on. The whole show blew my mind. A great tribute poem to the King of pop.

    • shaketheline

      So lucky to have seen him live! I bet you could feel the magic! Thank you!



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