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Egoist---Top Line on Politician's Resume---a Poem
Likened to an ugly creature
from a made up fairy story
is this bragging, spineless preacher
all wrapped up in glamour, glory.
Preaching about his enviable status
mincing self-importance in his greedy jaws
that long string of successes with no hiatus
impressing his audiences without a pause.
Ready to swallow some mountains of lies
and all that by one condition untold
that his fabrications of an equal size
be accepted like some rare, priceless gold.
Questions that smother a genius and scholar
he answers like magician right from his sleeve
none of that's a problem to this mental crawler
as long as we agree to always play naïve.
Egoist will step on every moral code
for every commandment he will write ten more,
making them all pave his career road
self-centered and selfish to his very core.
Even when he appears all loving and praising
it's because---who knows whom he may ever need,
so, anyone falling for that generous phrasing
deserves to somehow pay for it, indeed.
Insulting to marijuana, he is a sort of weed
stealing food from green grass of human kind
but maybe by refusing to give him a lead
his breed would perish---when we don't play blind.