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The Curtain Falls



The tyranny of the majority,
democracy oversold

The power of the people to cut and paste,
fat cats in control

‘Oh Ye Of Little Faith’ we are,
like rats inside a maze

Our government serving to best itself,
entitlement ablaze

The curtain rises for one last act,
this play now eons old

As despots steal the final scene
—where freedom’s bought and sold

(St. David’s Pennsylvania: March, 2021)
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Submitted by sage48 on March 20, 2021

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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