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Crownless King

Updated on May 4, 2011

Flee at once you crownless king

I sit and listen with pride and sing

In a palace you live with no offspring

A whirlpool of mass destruction you bring

The pillars that hold the roof above

Will crumble and fall on top of

When push came to shove

You showed you carried no love

I see your lips move but no words are spoken

The value and trust among now broken

You carry your pride on your chest like a token

No king you are just a jester that’s always joken

Like a plague you infect with manipulation

Leaving one to search for salvation

Sucking the life out for your hydration

Leaving one famished in starvation

Take hold of what you have now

For not long you will be taking a bow

Leaving asking you when and how

To yourself I wouldn’t talk a vow

 

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      Erica Sanchez 6 years ago from California

      Ace, Strength is my middle name lol Thank you very much dear friend I appreciate your kind thougts and feelings always have and always will!!

      tnder, Thank you sweet lady M!!

      smiles :)

      bella

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Bravo! Strong piece!

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      acaetnna 6 years ago from Guildford

      What a courageous person you are - you have, in my humble opinion definitely done the right thing. You will now go from strength to strength. Your words always capture such intense feelings. Voted up and pressing all your buttons Bella.

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      Erica Sanchez 6 years ago from California

      Thank you shygirl!! Walking away is the best part knowing there is a victory out of it. I cannot express how much less drama there is in my life now that there is legal seperation from the crownless king ;)

      smiles :)

      bella

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      shygirl2 6 years ago

      I admire your strength and your courage to walk away when it is best. There is nothing wrong it that...as it is quite wise, dear bella. :D Great poem! Very well done!

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      bbnix 6 years ago from Southern California

      "sun rays on a cloudy day".... I love that. I think I'll have some cards made with just that emblazoned on the front.

      All the best, you (and deep emotions too), from your dashing young poet -- billy =)..

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      Erica Sanchez 6 years ago from California

      Hyphen, Thank you kindly I try to not be so strong at times but it just happens that way lol ;)

      Will, THanks a bunch Sir!!

      Sub, A shorted version of it but sssshhhh its our little secret ;)

      Mck, Yes a loyal one indeed I have found :)

      Carolyn, Thank you sweet lady!!!

      billy, I cannot express my deepest emotions towards you. You are my sun rays on a cloudy day :)

      smiles :)

      bella

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      bbnix 6 years ago from Southern California

      We race away at the speed of light from these palaces of cold and bitter construct, where imitation life with no substance or meaning prevails.

      In fact, what they build is like movie props that are all carboard and tape and paint. A place that "carried no love," and spoke only to the wind - lost in an instant.

      But from the ashes, life is born, love is strong, and, sometimes, a little hope becomes endless fields of flowers to dash through hand in hand with dashing young poets... =)

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      Carolyn Gibson 6 years ago from Boston

      Excellent writing!

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      mckbirdbks 6 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      These words of yours describe one once royal

      now go find someone whose loyal.

      You carve words from cold stone

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      James W. Nelson 6 years ago from eastern North Dakota

      Very well done, Bellwritter23, and it does sound familiar.

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      Brenda Barnes 6 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      WhooHoo. Strong writing from a victorious lady!

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      WillStarr 6 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      Well done, Bella!

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      Erica Sanchez 6 years ago from California

      Acer, lol ssshhh Thanks a bunch!!

      smiles :)

      bella

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      Mentalist acer 6 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      A poetic Coup d'etat of rebellion indeed Bella.;)

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      Erica Sanchez 6 years ago from California

      Mar, Thank you for the advice I have thank God!!

      smiles :)

      bella

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      marellen 6 years ago

      Bella....get out while you can....