Michael Patrick King


Michael Patrick King Poems

1. The Gloves Are Off 3/1/2013
2. Gotcha! 3/1/2013
3. Dust In The Water 3/1/2013
Best Poem of Michael Patrick King

Gotcha!

What is a conscience
If not a companion
Who whispers into your ear
Unfettered syllables
To arouse your suspicions
Or bound ones to heighten your fears?

I have a conscience
Don't say it's not so
A spirit attends me each hour
That I spend online
To hoodwink unsuspecting
Fools to succumb to my power

When I would show mercy
My conscience says 'Never
Cut a dimwitted mark any slack;
Keep the phones ringing
Whatever the ploy
To keep our accounts in the black.'

E'en when I sleep
He gives me no peace
He goads me to dream up new ...

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