Overthrown

May 1, 2013
By Padfoot507 PLATINUM, Omaha, Nebraska
Padfoot507 PLATINUM, Omaha, Nebraska
23 articles 2 photos 138 comments

Favorite Quote:
“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
-Albus Dumbledore

"I'm just a little bit caught in the middle,
Life is a maze, and love is a ridde."
-Lenka


They say I wore a crown of gold
With diamonds set in stone.
But it wasn't.
It was copper,
Painted yellow till it shone.
Plastic rubies, bright like poppies
Sat upon my brow.
They lined my face with false impressions
And stung with every bow
Of trembling subjects before my throne,
Murmuring burning praises.
The fear of tyranny so shown
As they hid their sallow faces.

Finally a slight young girl
Saw through my thin disguise.
She brought with her a pail of water
And poured it in my eyes.
The crown, it rusted.
The people I trusted
All slipped away from me.
And my scepter,
My protector,
Fell before
My now-bent knee.



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on Mar. 18 2016 at 12:51 pm
Wordfreak SILVER, Aurora, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man." - Doc Johnson
"It's not the size of the dog in the fight. It's the size of the fight in the dog." -Ivan Moody, FFDP

Long time no see X3 I just missed you in the chat earlier. Come back!!! I miss you!!! -Mike

on Jul. 8 2013 at 2:08 pm
Padfoot507 PLATINUM, Omaha, Nebraska
23 articles 2 photos 138 comments

Favorite Quote:
“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
-Albus Dumbledore

"I'm just a little bit caught in the middle,
Life is a maze, and love is a ridde."
-Lenka

Thanks so much! :)

sarah98 BRONZE said...
on Jul. 7 2013 at 5:17 pm
sarah98 BRONZE, Holyoke, Massachusetts
1 article 0 photos 406 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to write for yourself and have no audience than write for your audience and have no self.

amazing!!!! the storyline and the message of the story were so put together and creative, and i love the ending line.


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