Royalty

Posted: May 9, 2019 in Poetry
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ROYAL BABY

ROYALTY
By David Allen

Why do Americans
spend so much time
enraptured by British Royalty?
Baby princes and princesses
take up 5 minutes of the nightly news,
pushing some local story
out of the night’s line up.
And who cares
if the Queen Mother
had a fall and stubbed her toe?
Didn’t we fight two wars against these
born to rule and wealth assholes?
Screw them.
(Hell we have our own
entitled rich to take on.)
So, you want to defend royalty?
Put up your dukes!

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Comments
  1. DON GALLUS says:

    Enjoyed all of your work. Look forward to more of your work…

    Sent from my Verizon Motorola Smartphones and

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  2. Aditi Das says:

    It’s so true! I mean why this buzz over one baby?

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