• Rate this poem
Sending
User Review
5 (2 votes)

A Jester Holds Court

written by: Anne G

@TheInkTruth

 

A jester holds court

Hark! Who can that be?

Usurper, pretender

rapscallion, buffoon.

 

Applauded by minions

of title and name

the jester performs

for all who will see.

 

Juggling agendas

of stately affairs

priorities, deadlines

deception and fraud.

 

The jester holds court

on a throne gilded gold

mimicking, miming

he who is not.

Anne G

Anne G

JUNE 2016 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Why write?
I write because I am:
Driven to distraction by the inequities of the society in which we live.
Motivated by cruelty, abuse, ignorance and indifference.
My intention: To poke, prod and provoke!
"Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess." - Oscar Wilde
Anne G

Latest posts by Anne G (see all)

Read previous post:
Island written by Gavin Haycock at Spillwords.com
Island

Island written by: Gavin Haycock @poetry_pieces   you have your seat a place of unguarded principality rarely moving, barely there...

Close