Poetic Dan

Unwilling subjects

I was born on to an island where a monarchy exists

 

Never even given the choice to see if it fits

 

They put a flag in my hand told me stories so grand

 

With a programed belief they've been the savours of lands

 

They say they have a past that no longer holds true

 

Although hands of blood with always stay stained

 

Even when the ungovernable are governed by others hands

 

You don't represent me and its never in my name

 

The lessons from history just keep going on & on

 

When I look to the future I see nothing is ever the same as it was

 

I've never had traditions and don't plan to start

 

The only moment is the here & now, changing from the past

 

Letting go of what was earned by unnatural order

 

No privilege should be given over another soul

 

Until the others stop holding a few above the rest

 

More will continue to become unwilling subjects

 

This is not treason or a plot to blow anything up

 

I am a statement that choose to bend a knee to no one

 

As I'd never ask this from another unwilling human 

 

This rant will never be over unless I see them in books or a museum. 

 

Comments5

  • Chris Yellow

    I follow the logic and I understand it is a disturbing concept. Being born in a republic I wouldn't know, but I wish you had explored more the emotion this creates on you. I think you could have made it a powerful piece, but I guess the subject is strong on its own.

    • Poetic Dan

      Thank you so much and you are probably right, as I know family and friends that will be offended but I'll be honest I am just as much when they put them above others in this world. Its honestly can feel like they are under a spell...

      Always appreciated
      Keep up the write

    • Andrew Charles Forrest

      Freedom is a hoax for the likes of us

      • Poetic Dan

        Maybe my friend, as she "owns" all the land I stand on! But never my voice or opinions

        Always appreciated

      • FredPeyer

        You have the royals, we have the movie stars! Unfortunately, there will always be some held above the rest, whether they deserve it or not.

        • Poetic Dan

          I guess all we can do is live what we know.

          Always appreciated

        • Goldfinch60

          There will always be those allegedly above us but many are not better than us.

          • Poetic Dan

            Absolutely I stand tall.
            Always appreciated

          • PoeticBiscuit

            Absolutely love the message Dan, speak your truth with the words from the brilliant mind of yours.

            • Poetic Dan

              Thank you for the encouragement my friend, some definitely don't see it as brilliant ;)

              Always appreciated



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