Plato Was Right

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 …

Without exception, throughout all time,
governments devolve

Aristocracy, the Philosopher King,
benign in his resolve

Timocracy, the city state,
landed and secure

The Oligarch, his army placed,
to rule in peace and war

Democracy, each voice to shout,
as chaos takes the reins

When Tyranny must force its hand
—as socialists have deigned

(Villanova Pennsylvania: September, 2020)