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Once Fool

Once Fool
Once Powerful – a poor Fool thence:
Finality drains, no chance;
Now naked is what so dense
Appeared to hide in a glance

Pretensions of Cover proscribed
By Heights and Authorities dressed:
Hey, Rags! You’ve been pierced by Light,
Exposing what Power messed!..

The Wisdom, by Clevers misused –
A Giant, diminished to Dwarf
Recyclingly Ego reduced,
Transformingly Alter-absorbed

To then “New Potential” claim
From growing Fears of Fall,
And crowning dawn by Condemn,
It fakes Destination of Goal…

Believers, Fake-makers, adore
To tame what opposes Fame:
Rich Poverty, worshipping Whore,
For Foolishness Triumph proclaims.

And once, what’s fulfilled and achieved,
Becomes just a broken Tool:
And here, - look! – is coming Mischief,
To finally prove, who’s a Fool!..
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Submitted on January 10, 2021

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