Royalty's Inferiority

Bow on your knees where you belong.
Kneel to the king when you know its wrong.
The jester laughs as he juggles.
Encased in a mindless power struggle.
He’s part of the show that must go on,
because the masters attention span wont last long
He follows whatever he’s heard.
Inclined to speak but can’t say a word.
Forced to perform he’s the sideshow act.
He has the best set of eyes covered in cataracts.
The costume he wears lowers his esteem.
Once a human being who had real dreams.
Does his best to make royalty smile,
and in the end it's only he who doesn’t feel worthwhile.
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Submitted on May 02, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 572
Words 108
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 14

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