Val enjoys writing rhymed poetry with a valuable message in it.
Position doesn't make anybody a leader. Being in charge doesn't make the wrong person right.
-- Tim Berry
Like out of some need to glorify our tribe
we grant our Top Servant power of a king
quite ready to swallow all his verbal bribe
enjoying how he treats us as a trivial thing.
It doesn't really matter whether a Biden or a Trump
even though we hate ourselves for acting that way
we meekly ask "how high?" -- if they tell us "jump!"
but -- shouldn't it be the servant who has to obey?
We call him the most powerful of men
as if that power is somehow including us
that powerhouse being silly now and then
which makes us fuss, or even makes us cuss.
And does it ever make us quite pissed
when we catch him in yet another lie
while he keeps reading from his list
his own recipe for a pie in the sky.
But we treat him like we treat all others
some bitching just like they always did
some pretending that nothing bothers
putting on the whole crap a heavy lid.
We call it "normal" for a vibrant nation
even proud of freedom to lose a nerve
not complacent, thriving on aggravation
with our Servant King that we so deserve.
Then a time comes for another to elect
and Hallelujah, down we go on our knees
with nothing but the same old crap to expect
as Servant King does whatever he may please.
© 2022 Val Karas