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'If I was King'  
Glory Be
Poem no. 3

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Offline Dylan di Vilde

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Poetry Contest no. 60 - VOTE VOTE VOTE
« on: April 17, 2012, 03:34:34 AM »
The entries are now in. Vote in the usual way.

Closing date midnight GMT Thursday 19/4.


'If I was King'  

If I were King of The World I'd wear a crown
but, just to be contrary, upside down.

If I were King of The World I'd outlaw Smurfs,
poetry contests and lazy roll-cut turfs

If I were King of The World I'd pass a law
that all bloody poets must avoid my door.

If I were King of The World I'd bake a cake
then throw myself into the nearest lake.

If I were King of The World I'd be a tyrant,
take great delight in telling folks "You can't!"

If I were King of The World I'd start a forum
where folks ask questions so I could ignore 'em.
 
If I were King of The World I'd abdicate
so invest me quickly or you'll be too late.


Glory Be

My reign would allow me
different names to suit my mood
the chance to travel and do some good
an inordinate amount of food
that Id share
because Im benevolent,
magniloquent, indulgent and most of all
munificent better than magnificent
and all the other decent ents
like good intent
efficient
competent
       ah, the dream when I rule supreme
will be whispered with goodnight kisses
when parents tuck their children in bed
and fairytales are back in fashion.


Entry no. 3

If I were King of the World,
I would be the first female King to rule no man, no more.
I would don rags of peasants and feed the poor, never closing my Palace doors.
My riches Id share, my heart does care for my subjects in time of their despair.
Tis, what Id do if I were King of the world.

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