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Royalty vs the poet's realms

Of splendid thrones of gold
or treasures manifold
 
Of jewelled caskets
or lavish banquets
 
Of Emirs and rajahs
Of Sultan and Shahs
 
Of kings and queens
Of rulers and emperors
 
Of sparkling crowns
or flowing gowns
 
Of their subservient stewards and obedient pages
Of their stalwart squires and servile knaves
 
Of poor humble, docile minions
who tended to regal pavilions
And obeisantly carried royal palanquins
Oh and some were real life harlequins
 
Of castles and palaces
of abounding gold and silver
in ostentatious regal splendour
 
The sidelined fanning maids in waiting
Yet to me only one thing worth noticing
The minstrels who came to sing
from afar for the queen and king
 
For I'd rather be a poetess for kings
so to my tunes swayed a kingdom
than I be the king of mere subjects
and be filled with regal boredom!
 
So I could join ranks of
troubadours
and sing for the king
some folklores.
 
A passion for poesy
For magic of literacy
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Submitted by S.Zaynab.Kamoonpury on July 08, 2021

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